Heart Failure Understand the Heart Risks Associated with Anemia Anemia often co-exists with heart failure, and the search continues estaff Published: October 30, 2015 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Joel Holland, MD, says about 20 percent of patients with significant heart failure also have significant anemia. And that combination can make life especially difficult for many patients. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Heart Advisor Get the next year of Heart Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 2,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 38%. It's like getting 5 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?