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Re: [IP] Anemia-need help!!

about 6 years ago I went to a new doctor, and the first set of bloodwork he 
got back he had me at the kidney specialists's office the next day because my 
counts were so low.  What they say is that I have anemia of chronic condition 
(chronic condition being diabetes).  apparently the kidneys are 
malfunctioning and clearing more of the red cells than they should.  They put 
me on Procrit (which stimulates the body to create more red blood cells- to 
replace the overabundance of ones being cleared) and that has helped 
tremendously, even bringing bgs back under somewhat better control until they 
did finally allow me to start pumping about a year later after the anemia had 
come under control.

Maybe you could ask to be seen by a nephrologist (kidney/anemia/hypertension 

aka Mouse
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