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ea0014p249 | (1) | ECE2007

The effect of body composition and iron status on insulin resistance in hemodialysis patients

Rasic Zorica , Perunicic Gordana , Tica Jelena , Popovic Vesna , Vujovic Marina , Gluvic Zoran

Background/Aims: High level of inflammatory cytokines was present within malnourished and chronic renal failure maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients, but there were conflicting data about the role of inflammation on development of insulin resistance (IR) in non-obese and overweight MHD patients.Methods: We selected 23 well-nourished and 20 middle- to moderate-malnourished, sex and age-matched, stable MHD patients, 23 male and 20 female, with median di...