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James J. Matera, DO, nephrologist and vice president of Medical Affairs at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey, recently discussed the challenges of managing hyperkalemia in patients…
Recent study finding suggest that older adults with acute heart failure may be at increased risk for readmission and death within a year if they have hyperkalemia at hospital admission.

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James J. Matera, DO, nephrologist and vice president of Medical Affairs at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey, recently discussed the challenges of managing hyperkalemia in patients with comorbid CKD and cardiometabolic disease, as…
Managing hyperkalemia is complex and current options are limited; new therapies may address treatment gap.
  New Treatment for Hyperkalemia Current therapy options are limited and there is an increased risk of drug–drug interactions when patients take >1 potassium increasing drug. Hyperkalemia is defined as elevated serum potassium concentrations…
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