Why Are Bariatric Patients At Risk for ID & IDA?

This past Saturday I had the honour of speaking with a group of amazing people, The Coalition of Bariatric Patients of Southern Ontario (CBPSO), at their annual meet and greet held this year in Paris, Ontario.  This is the second year I have been asked to speak on the topic of iron deficiency and how it relates to the Bariatric patient.  This is a topic near and dear to my heart, not only because I have a specific interest in patients with iron deficiency related to malabsorption, but because I am one of them. Continue reading