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Vitamin C May Improve Anemia Care

Vitamin C May Improve Anemia Care

Ascorbic acid may help to manageanemia in hemodialysis (HD) patients,according to a study.& Romanian researchers randomized69 HD patients with anemiato receive, for 12 months, 300 mgintravenous ascorbic acid 3 times aweek, or placebo.  After the first 3 months, theascorbic acid group had a significantlygreater rise in hemoglobincompared with the control group.Doses of erythropoiesis-stimulatingagent decreased significantly…

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