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Glomerular Filtration Rate

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
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Summary of Glomerular Filtration Rate

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Glomerular Filtration Rate

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect glomerular filtration rate
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Outcome Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
grade-c Minor - See study
A decrease has been noted in elderly persons given 0.5g/kg glutamine to a level where although the authors were not concerned but some serum biomarkers were adversely affected; long-term significance of this unknown
grade-c - - See study
In type II diabetics, there is no influence of vitamin E supplementation on glomerular filtration rate.
grade-d - - See study
No apparent effect in one study.

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