Read the following about renal threshold : i. The renal threshold of glucose is 180 mg/100ml of blood. ii. If blood level of glucose exceeds 180mg, it leads to diabetes insipidus. iii. If blood level of glucose exceeds 180mg, it leads to diabetes mellitus.
Read the following for hemodialysis : i. Blood of patient is pumped from vein into cellophane tube which is suspended within dialysing solution. ii. Dialysing solution is of the same composition as blood plasma but no urea. iii. The risk of formation of blood clots is associated with artificial kidney. iv. Blood is therefore mixed with anti-heparin to prevent clot formation.