Kidney School™—a program of Medical Education Institute, Inc.

Module 6—Anemia and Kidney Disease

Module 6

Anemia and Kidney Disease

Anemia, a shortage of oxygen-carrying red blood cells, can cause heart damage in people with kidney disease. Learn how to protect yourself and be sure you're getting the testing and treatment you need.

Topics covered in this module include:

  • Definition and symptoms of anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Erythropoietin (EPO)
  • Iron
  • Lab tests for anemia
  • Heart disease

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