Masked Hypoglycemia in the Presence of Icodextrin for Peritoneal Dialysis

The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 05/16/2012

Khouli MM – The peritoneal dialysate icodextrin can produce falsely elevated bedside glucose meter values. As the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy and dialysis increases, emergency physicians must remain vigilant for such cases of unrecognized hypoglycemia.

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