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Combo Diet-Exercise Programs Trim Diabetes Risk

Combo Diet-Exercise Programs Trim Diabetes Risk

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Diet-Exercise Programs, Hyperkalemia Treatment, Metformin for Portal Hypertension

A combination of diet and physical activity programs offered in the community reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in patients who are at increased risk, according to new federal data. A high capacity, oral potassium-binding drug, patiromer, shows promise as a treatment for hyperkalemia. The anti-diabetes medication metformin also may be an effective treatment for portal hypertension.

 

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