U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Russia
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. ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 12, 2013

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.