Anaemia and chronic kidney disease
Kidney disease can lead to a shortage of red blood cells in your body. This is known as renal anaemia or anaemia of kidney disease. Anaemia is more common in advanced kidney disease and affects most patients on dialysis. This leaflet gives more information about anaemia and its treatment.
Publication date: 09/2023
Review date: 09/2026
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