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Why do people with kidney disease suffer from anemia?

People with kidney disease are prone for anemia as the kidney is a site for production of the hormone Erythropoietin which is a primary regulator of RBC production.


Why might patients with a kidney disease suffer from anemia?

because anemia is when there is not enough iron in the blood. my mum had it once


Why do patients with kidney disease suffer from anemia?

as the overal function of the kidneys declines they produce less of erythropoetin which normally stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. As this declines anemia worsens.


What disease does Prodigy of Mobb Deep suffer from?

sickle cell anemia


How can a patient kidney disease and anemia be treated?

Diaysis or kidney transplant and epoetin alfa (Procrit, Epogen)


How is a patient with kidney disease treated for anemia?

the patient is given EPO and iron


Why do people with kidney disease have anemia?

because the blood is not going the kidneys to flyush them out.


Why do patients with a kidney disorder suffer from anemia?

Enzyme produced by kidney to compensate for low hemoglobin level in blood which is required for oxygen distribution


Patients with kidney disease suffer from anemia?

Yes, patients with chronic kidney disease can be anemic. It is thought that decreased levels of erythropoietin from the diseased kidney result in lower hemoglobin and hematocrit. Specifically, from NHANES: the prevalence of anemia was 1% in patients with eGFR of 60 mL/min (higher is better for estimation of kidney function), patients with eGFR of 30 mL/min had a prevalence of 9%, and eGFR of 15 mL/min had up to 67%. Other causes of anemia should be worked ruled out before you and your primary care physician pursue increasing or supplementing erythropoietin.


What part of your body would suffer inflammations if you had a disease named for Richard Bright?

Kidney


Why might patients with kidney disease suffer from anemia?

Erythropoietin is the hormone released by the kidneys to stimulate the bone marrow to produce more RBCsThe kidney controls red blood cell levels by secreting the hormone erythropoietin. Patients with failing kidneys often are deficient in this hormone.


Is anemia a genetic disease?

Anemia is a symptom, not a disease. However, there are genetic diseases that cause anemia (such as Sickle Cell Anemia).

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