Learn About Osmotic Diuresis

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 Medical Center 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 15 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Diabetic Nephropathy, Type 2 Diabetes T2D, Chronic Kidney Disease, and Osmotic Diuresis.

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UChicago Medicine

UChicago Medicine River East

355 E Grand Ave 
Chicago, IL 60611

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 15 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Type 2 Diabetes T2D, High Potassium Level, Diabetic Nephropathy, and Renovascular Hypertension. He is 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 T2D, Osmotic Diuresis, and Low Blood Sugar.

What are the latest Osmotic Diuresis Clinical Trials?
Clinical and Laboratory Parameters Associated With Different Degrees of Dehydration Among Children With Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Effects of the SGLT2 Inhibitor Empagliflozin in Patients With Euvolemic and Hypervolemic Hyponatremia - a Multicentric Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial (the EMPOWER Study)
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.
Who are the sources who wrote this article ?

Published Date: July 13, 2020
Published By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

What are the references for this article ?

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.