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What causes anemia in people with diabetes?

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Dr. Zouhdi Hajjaj
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Kidney disease

Diabetes, especially if not controlled, will negatively affect kidney function, notably with respect to that organ's vital function in stimulating blood cell production.
The kidneys do so by secreting a hormone that leads to red cell production.

In brief: Kidney disease

Diabetes, especially if not controlled, will negatively affect kidney function, notably with respect to that organ's vital function in stimulating blood cell production.
The kidneys do so by secreting a hormone that leads to red cell production.
Dr. Zouhdi Hajjaj
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
additonally inflammatory compnonent of poorly contolled diabetes can reduce new blood cell production and cause anemia of chronic disease.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Only kidney disease

So if anemic, likely not related to diabetes look for other cause! see md.

In brief: Only kidney disease

So if anemic, likely not related to diabetes look for other cause! see md.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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