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When people think of anemia, they often think of pale skin. But anemia can affect more than just your appearance. It can leave you feeling tired and out of breath. Prolonged anemia can affect how your tissues and major organs function. For people living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), anemia is a common complication. Why are people with CKD at risk for anemia? How is anemia treated? Find out more about anemia, its causes and how it can affect your well-being.