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Kidney Failure and Anemia

Long term diabetics experience kidney failure which leads to anemia. How does kidney failure correlate to anemia?

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Kidney failure correlates with anemia due to the endocrine role that the kidney plays. In addition to its role in the regulation of solute and water excretion the kidney has 2 endocrine roles: the conversion of vitamin D3 to calcitriol (used in calcium ...

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How kidney failure and anemia are related is discussed.