Table 2. Monthly predialysis measurementsa

VariablesBaseline1 Month2 Months3 Months
a PRU, percent reduction in urea; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment, insulin resistance.
Hemoglobin (g/L)126 ± 5120 ± 2120 ± 5118 ± 6
Potassium (mmol/L)5.2 ± 0.34.6 ± 0.24.6 ± 0.24.5 ± 0.2
Albumin (g/L)39 ± 0.438 ± 0.538 ± 0.639 ± 0.8
Calcium (mmol/L)2.33 ± 0.092.39 ± 0.042.39 ± 0.072.36 ± 0.07
Phosphorus (mmol/L)1.47 ± 0.101.41 ± 0.101.51 ± 0.201.36 ± .10
PRU (%)73 ± 272 ± 375 ± 276 ± 3
HOMA-IR2.64 ± 0.64.00 ± 1.44.47 ± 1.62.88 ± 0.55
Predialysis weight75.8 ± 4.275.9 ± 4.275.8 ± 4.175.6 ± 4.0
Postdialysis weight73.6 ± 4.073.8 ± 4.173.1 ± 4.073.6 ± 4.0
Interdialytic weight change2.2 ± 0.22.1 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.2