What is anemia?
Anemia refers to a diagnosis of low iron in the blood. It means that you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your tissues.
What are symptoms of anemia?
Symptoms of anemia can include fatigue, weakness, and loss of blood. You can also experience anemia-related kidney diseases.
What are treatment options for anemia?
There are a number of treatment options for anemia, including supplementation and medical procedures. You also may benefit from discussing lifestyle and diet changes with your doctor.
All of your treatment options start with open communication with your support team. At Southside Kidney Specialists, we connect you with an anemia manager that stays in direct contact with you to follow up on your lab work and recommendations. This attention to detail minimizes the need for blood transfusions in the hospital, and our onsite lab work makes it even easier for you to take care of your health needs.