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Is there a cure for acid-base metabolism disorders?

Most acid-base metabolism disorders are treatable if detected early enough and if the cause of the disorder is managed appropriately. Some conditions that cause metabolic acidosis, such as diabetes and kidney disease, require careful treatment and management. Metabolic alkalosis usually is curable with appropriate treatment.

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