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NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Dr. Peggy Borum, PhD
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​This week we continuing our theme of highlighting this year's award winners.  Dr. Peggy Borum, the 2013 Pediatric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division Award winner, and an expert in nutritional sciences, discusses the recent controversy related to carnitine supplementation.  Carnitine was isolat...(Read More)
By Kenneth Hoekstra, PhD, HCLD, FACB
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​Pseudohyperkalemia has been defined as a marked increase of in vitro serum potassium levels in the absence of clinical evidence of electrolyte imbalance. So while true hyperkalemia is a potentially life-threatening clinical condition needing immediate medical intervention, pseudohyperkalemia exhib...(Read More)