Published in Blood Weekly, September 28th, 2006
"Low plasma erythropoeitin (EPO) is a key causal factor in the anaemia of diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of anaemia in relation to EPO in patients with type 2 diabetes," researchers in Kuwait report.
O.A. Mojiminiyi and colleagues at Kuwait University described, "In a clinic-based cross-sectional study of 161 type 2 diabetes patients, we measured EPO, ferritin and full blood count. The patients were classified on the basis of the urine albumin:creatinine excretion ratio as...
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