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What are the benefits of treating anemia in people with diabetes?
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
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In brief: Better health
Treating anemia typically leads to higher energy levels.
The major question to answer is "what is the cause of the anemia?". This is critically important. For example, colon cancer causes a slow intestinal bleed can be a cause of anemia, and early detection of colon cancer makes a cure much more likely.

In brief: Better health
Treating anemia typically leads to higher energy levels.
The major question to answer is "what is the cause of the anemia?". This is critically important. For example, colon cancer causes a slow intestinal bleed can be a cause of anemia, and early detection of colon cancer makes a cure much more likely.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Same as for nonDM
Pretty much same benefits as treating anemia in a non-diabetic.
Less stress on heart, more energy. Only difference that might benefit diabetics may be more accurate a1c, as iron deficiency can make A1c less accurate.

In brief: Same as for nonDM
Pretty much same benefits as treating anemia in a non-diabetic.
Less stress on heart, more energy. Only difference that might benefit diabetics may be more accurate a1c, as iron deficiency can make A1c less accurate.
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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