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What is the definition of Osmotic Diuresis?

Osmotic diuresis is increased urination due to the presence of certain substances in the fluid filtered by the kidneys. This fluid eventually becomes urine. The process of osmosis created by these substances cause additional water to come into the urine, increasing its amount.

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What are the causes of Osmotic Diuresis?

Osmotic diuresis can be caused by:

  • High blood sugar (glucose)
  • Use of certain medicines, such as Mannitol
Male urinary system
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University Of Groningen

Groningen, GR, NL 

Hiddo Heerspink is in Groningen, Netherlands. Heerspink is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Osmotic Diuresis. They are also highly rated in 12 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Diabetic Nephropathy, Type 2 Diabetes, Osmotic Diuresis, and Chronic Kidney Disease.

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UChicago Medicine River East

Chicago, IL 

George Bakris is an Endocrinologist and a Nephrologist in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Bakris has been practicing medicine for over 41 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Osmotic Diuresis. He is also highly rated in 28 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Type 2 Diabetes, High Potassium Level, Diabetic Nephropathy, and Hypertension. He is board certified in Endocrinology and licensed to treat patients in Illinois. Dr. Bakris is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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CRM/CTG: Drug Reimbursement Committee

BE 

Andre Scheen is in Belgium. Scheen is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Osmotic Diuresis. They are also highly rated in 33 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young, Type 2 Diabetes, Osmotic Diuresis, and Low Blood Sugar.

What are the latest Osmotic Diuresis Clinical Trials?
Research Project: Pilot Study on Oral Urea Use in Patients at High Risk of Kidney Stone Recurrence
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Effect of Sodium Glucose co Transporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibition on Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCT-A) Parameters in Diabetic Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
What are the Latest Advances for Osmotic Diuresis?
Reduction of estimated fluid volumes following initiation of empagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: a secondary analysis of the placebo-controlled, randomized EMBLEM trial.
Effects of empagliflozin in different phases of diabetes mellitus-related cardiomyopathy: a prospective observational study.
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The safety outcomes of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors in patients with different renal function: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
What are our references for Osmotic Diuresis?

Kamel KS, Halperin ML. Interpretation of electrolyte and acid-base parameters in blood and urine. In: Yu ASL, Chertow GM, Luyckx VA, Marsden PA, Skorecki K, Taal MW, eds. Brenner and Rector's The Kidney. 11th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 24.

Pfennig CL, Slovis CM. Electrolyte disorders. In: Walls RM, Hockberger RS, Gausche-Hill M, eds. Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2018:chap 117.