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Urinary calcium excretion and insulin resistance in patients with acromegaly.

Authors
  • Libório, Alexandre Braga
  • Figueiredo, Patrícia R L
  • Montenegro Junior, Renan M
  • Montenegro, Renan M
  • Martins, Manoel R A
  • Silva Junior, Geraldo B
  • Porto, Ivna Aguiar
  • Mota, José Italo Soares
  • Daher, Elizabeth
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Urology and Nephrology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2012
Volume
44
Issue
5
Pages
1473–1477
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-011-0116-6
PMID: 22234795
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present study revealed an association between hypercalciuria and insulin resistance in patients with acromegaly. Further studies are required to fully understand the pathogenesis of these abnormalities in patients with acromegaly.

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