Anemia and Diabetic Nephropathy

George Jerums, mbbs, md, fracp, Richard MacIsaac, phd, md, fracp, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, phd, and Merlin Thomas, mb, chb, phd

Contents

Introduction

Erythropoietin and the Anemia of Diabetic Nephropathy Anemia as a Progression Promoter in Diabetic Nephropathy Anemia and Extra-Renal Microvascular Disease Epidemiology of Anemia in Diabetes: Community and Clinic-Based Studies Anemia, Cardiac Failure, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in

Renal Disease The Potential Utility of Anemia Correction in Patients With Diabetes Conclusion References

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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