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"Hyperkalemia-Diabetes Link Found in CKD Patients"

"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."

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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.

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