For people on dialysis with anemia due to CKD

How Can You Help Manage Your Anemia?

You know your doctor is in charge of treating your anemia. But there are also many things you can do to help manage your anemia, such as:

  • Learn more about chronic kidney disease, anemia, and dialysis.
  • Talk with your healthcare team and other patients with anemia.
  • Keep all of your dialysis appointments and stay for your full treatment.
  • Keep track of your lab test results, particularly your hemoglobin.
    Click here to download the Lab Tracker.
  • Follow your doctor’s advice.
  • Take all your medicines as they are prescribed.
  • Work with a dietician to improve your eating habits.
    Click here for healthy recipes.
  • Remember to talk to your doctor before you make any changes to your treatment or lifestyle.