Anemia Chat: Managing Anemia of CKD

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Gates Colbert, MD, FASN,

Topics: Kidney Disease Complications CKD Coping

Since learning that you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), has a doctor ever told you have anemia? If so, you are not alone. Anemia is a common complication of CKD. Anemia is more than having low energy levels or just feeling cold. Having anemia means that your body is unable to make the red blood cells it needs. If left untreated, anemia can lead to other health problems and can get worse as your kidney disease progresses. The good news is that there are treatments available that can help you feel better. It is important to know the cause of your anemia so that you can work with your doctor to come up with a plan for managing your symptoms.

Join this webinar to get your questions answered about:

  • How anemia impacts quality of life
  • Why it is important to manage anemia of CKD
  • Treatment options

Speaker

Gates Colbert, MD

Gates Colbert, MD, FASN

Gates Colbert, MD, FASN is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Dallas, Texas. He is also the Program Co-Director for the Nephrology Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center. He received his nephrology training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.