"Hyperkalemia-Diabetes Link Found in CKD Patients"
December 8, 2015
"Diabetes mellitus is associated with a significantly increased prevalence of hyperkalemia among patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD), a new study found.
The study, published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Nephrology,also found that stage 4 CKD and ACE inhibitor use are major determinants of hyperkalemia occurrence in multivariate analysis."
Loutradis, Charalampos, et al. "Prevalence of Hyperkalemia in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Nested Case-Control Study." American journal of nephrology 42.5 (2015): 351-360.