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Is there s relationship between diabetes and anemia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Glycation

Poorly contolled diabetes by itself promotes red cell desctruction through increase glycation of red cell proteins.

In brief: Glycation

Poorly contolled diabetes by itself promotes red cell desctruction through increase glycation of red cell proteins.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

One way they might be related is if the diabetes leads to kidney disease.
Chronic kidney disease can cause anemia. Diabetes raises the question of good nutrition, and malnutrition of various sorts can cause anemia. Diabetes and thyroid disease sometimes occur together and thyroid disease can contribute to anemia as well.

In brief: Could be

One way they might be related is if the diabetes leads to kidney disease.
Chronic kidney disease can cause anemia. Diabetes raises the question of good nutrition, and malnutrition of various sorts can cause anemia. Diabetes and thyroid disease sometimes occur together and thyroid disease can contribute to anemia as well.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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