March is National Kidney Month, making today’s topic of Chronic Kidney Disease (also known as CKD) very fitting. A common issue of CKD is iron deficiency anemia, particularly for patients on dialysis. What is Iron Deficiency Anemia? Iron deficiency is a condition that reflects having less than adequate iron levels in the body which … Continue reading Iron Deficiency Anemia with Chronic Kidney Disease
While anyone can experience iron-deficiency, some have a higher risk than others for developing iron deficiency and anemia. Let’s take a look at the adult at-risk groups. Women of childbearing age: According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1 in 5 women of childbearing age has iron deficiency. Women in this group have … Continue reading Are YOU At Risk?