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My goal is and always has been to empower my patients to be health care consumers rather than be consumed by health care. As health care evolves, patients must be well informed and willing to contribute to the process that determines the direction their care takes.”
Diagnosing Iron Deficiency: What Tests Can You Expect?
If you’ve been experiencing symptoms that may indicate anemia, then your doctor may run a series of appropriate tests to make a definitive diagnosis. Let’s get right to it and take a look at what you can expect when being tested for ID and IDA.Read More
The Progression of Iron Deficiency
Often, a person’s anemia is found through routine screening at the doctor’s office or after they begin to experience the symptoms of iron deficiency, commonly fatigue. Iron deficiency anemia doesn’t just happen though, but rather progresses through different stages that take it from iron depletion to full-blown anemia.Read More
Vitamin B12 Plays a Role in Iron Deficiency
Surprised to see a post about vitamin B12 on an iron deficiency blog? Don’t be! Vitamin B12 actually has quite a lot to do with your blood and iron levels and I’m going to explain just what the relationship is in plain English without all the medical jargon and mumbo jumbo you might find in […]Read More