Sentence Examples


  • Treatment for hyperglycemia must be delivered carefully and with close monitoring to avoid the risk of hypokalemia (higher than normal serum levels of potassium) and subsequent cerebral edema.
  • It is possible, with the increased excretion of water and the accelerated metabolism of fat, to induce a state of hypokalemia, lack of potassium in the blood.
  • Ileus can also be caused by kidney diseases, especially when potassium levels are decreased (a condition called hypokalemia).
  • Potassium is generally used to treat hypokalemia, (potassium deficiency).