ANEMIA IN CKD: TREATMENT

Anemia is an inevitable complication during your Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Journey and there is no avoiding it. However, intensive medical research on this subject has enabled doctors to prescribe effective treatments to improve your blood counts.

In the course of this Anemia-in-CKD Series, we have already provided a comprehensive insight on:

  1. Hemoglobin & its relation to Anemia
  2. The reasons for Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  3. The Clinical Protocol that your Doctor needs to follow to “diagnose” Anemia
  4. A guide to analyzing your Blood Test Report to see if you are Anemic or not

Today’s article will throw light on the multi-pronged Treatment Approaches used by your doctor to try & keep your Anemia at bay. Continue reading “ANEMIA IN CKD: TREATMENT”

ANEMIA IN CKD: DIAGNOSIS

In our previous article, we talked at length about what Anemia exactly is, and the reasons for why it inevitably appears in all patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. The next article under “The Anemia Series” elucidates on the specific Clinical Protocol that we Doctors are taught to follow to be able to diagnose Anemia in CKD.

Your Doctor will need to complete a three-step analysis before making a conclusive point on whether you have Anemia or not. These are: Continue reading “ANEMIA IN CKD: DIAGNOSIS”

ANAEMIA & KIDNEY FAILURE

Anaemia is a well-known medical term generally associated with “less blood” in the body. It is also, an inevitable complication in the course of every Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Kidney Failure journey.

But do you really understand what Anaemia is? Why does that occur in CKD in the first place? And is there a way you could report to your doctor about it on time? Sure there is. Learn all this, and more, below.

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