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American Journal of Food and Nutrition. 2016, 4(3), 63-67
DOI: 10.12691/ajfn-4-3-1
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Effect of Serum Insulin on Calciuria Following Protein Meals in Humans

B.W. Brazier1,

1Bendigo Kangan Institute, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Pub. Date: May 13, 2016

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B.W. Brazier. Effect of Serum Insulin on Calciuria Following Protein Meals in Humans. American Journal of Food and Nutrition. 2016; 4(3):63-67. doi: 10.12691/ajfn-4-3-1


Postprandial calciuric responses to normal protein meals is examined and urinary, calcium, creatinine, and phosphate are compared with plasma insulin levels. Group result show that the average postprandial calciuria varied greatly from individual to individual. The calciuria in every case showed a reduction during the time of maximum insulinemia Examination of individual results show that the individuals with less insulinemia exhibited greatest hypercalciuria and those with greater insulinemia show less calciuria. Graphs produced show a strong inverse relationship between insulin and calciuria. Discussion is provide regarding the significance of and possible mechanisms of plasma insulin’s effect on calciuria.

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