Iron Deficient Anemia and CKD

The 3rd type of Anemia, that people with CKD can experience, is called Iron Deficient Anemia.  You can read about the other two kinds in the archives, if  you want.  Now not just people with kidney disease get Iron Deficient Anemia, but it is common in people with kidney disease.  Why? 1-  Impaired absorption of … Continue reading Iron Deficient Anemia and CKD

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Anemia in CKD Caused By Deficiency of Vitamin B12 and Folate

Two weeks ago I talked about the most common type of Anemia for people with CKD, and that was Anemia caused by a lack of the hormone EPO, which is created in the kidneys.  Today, we will discuss Anemia caused by Vitamin B deficiencies.  Remember someone with kidney disease can have both types of Anemia.  … Continue reading Anemia in CKD Caused By Deficiency of Vitamin B12 and Folate

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