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How does getting dextrose decrease the potassium level in renal failure?
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Potassium level
Usually Insulin is given to lower potassium level because it acts quickly.
The dextrose is given so that blood sugar does not drop from the insulin.

In brief: Potassium level
Usually Insulin is given to lower potassium level because it acts quickly.
The dextrose is given so that blood sugar does not drop from the insulin.
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