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For diabetics who are suffering from kidney problems, a low-potassium diet keeps potassium from accruing in the blood. Excess potassium in the bloodstream places the heart at risk. Some medications increase potassium in ... More »

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The most common cause of low potassium levels, also called hypokalemia, is when excessive potassium is lost through the urine due to the use of diuretics, according to Mayo Clinic. Diarrhea and vomiting can also cause po... More »

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A healthy diet for diabetic people includes nutrient-rich whole foods that have a low glycemic index, some of which include beans, dark leafy greens, citrus fruits, berries, non-fat yogurt and salmon, according to the Am... More »

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Type 2 diabetics can eat fresh, frozen or canned fruit as part of a healthy diet, states the American Diabetes Association. Dried and juiced fruit can also be consumed, but their smaller portion sizes may render them les... More »

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