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A 30-year-old female asked:

My father has a diabetes 2. he also has problems with kidneys. his potassium level is 5.6. suddenly, we found that he has a low level of iron. ?

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Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 21 years experience
Anemia: Diabetes can lead to chronic kidney disease, which may lead to high potassium and anemia..Your question is not clear, but i guess when you say " low iron" what you mean is anemia, which is a low blood level.
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