Is There a Link between Low Potassium Levels and Diabetes?

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I have  QUESTION ?? If low potassium levels may cause diabetes WHY wont taking more potassium cure it?
You make the statement but don't explain the answer.  I know you can supplement with OTC potassium and if
I was considering it how much would be reasonable?   OR is IV the answer?
Hello, there are potassium ions in the blood, potassium ions can participate in many physiological functions of the human body, but not the more the better. When the potassium ion in human blood exceeds 5.5 mmol/L, hyperkalemia can be diagnosed. > 7.0 mmol/L was severe hyperkalemia. Hyperkalemia can be classified as acute and chronic. Acute patients are acute and should be rescued in time. Otherwise, it may lead to sudden cardiac arrest. Therefore, blood potassium needs to be maintained at normal levels, too high or too low will cause serious harm to the human body.
So Irving...What is considered a NORMAL Level (Range) for Potassium??for men? or for women? I got your message that I should not attempt OTC however information is power and that what I was looking for to address it with my DOC. What is the best way to supplement(if Necessary) in your opinion. Pills or IV?
Normal potassium levels in the human body range between 3.5-5.0 mEq/L (136.5-195 μg/ml).