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  • You Are Not Alone

    If you have found your way to this site because you suspect that the symptoms you are experiencing may be due to low iron, iron deficiency or anemia, then please know that you are not alone. I was just a beat away from heart failure before I got help for my severe iron deficiency, but that doesn't have to be the case with you. When you have finished reading this message, I invite you to visit my home page and the rest of my site to read about this very common and potentia...

  • Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Content: A New Way to Predict Iron Deficiency!

    For more information about online ordering of iron panel tests, visit Ironology.Because iron deficiency can exist for some time before it causes anemia, hemoglobin is a poor predictor of iron deficiency. For example, a person might have a hemoglobin within the normal range at the time of examination, develop iron deficiency anemia afterwards and not see a physician in time to correct the deficiency before irreversible neurocognitive impairments have occurred. In pediatric cases a child with...

  • What we need to know about eggs

    For more information about the signs, symptoms and dangers of iron deficiency, visit our RED FLAGS page.Concerns about cholesterol and the iron content of eggs incorrectly relegate this fine source of nutrition to lists of foods we should avoid or eat less frequently.  As for the cholesterol issue, ample evidence exists in defense of the egg as the culprit for wreaking havoc in our arteries.  When it comes to iron, however, the relationship with the egg is more complex.The egg is a cos...

  • Clemson University Nursing Program: Student Blog Interview

    This interview was part of a student project in July 2013. The interview was conducted via email by Laura Timms Cable of Greenville, South Carolina. She is enrolled in the nursing program at Clemson University and her class was studying blood disorders.

  • Iron News - Ronnetta's Story

    If you've read about my story or have viewed my videos on or on YouTube, then you know that I struggle with Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA). My diagnosis came at the age of 16 but full understanding and acceptance came many years later. Now at the age of 48, and after nearly having a heart attack due to the trace amounts of iron in my system, I am learning all I can about IDA.

  • Serum Ferritin: Which Reference Range Do I Use?

    Presently, normal ranges for serum ferritin (SF) vary from lab to lab. SF ranges also differ by gender, ethnicity and age. Such variations limit the consistency with which a healthcare provider can determine abnormal iron levels.

  • Finding a Doctor: Challenge for Patients with Anemia

    Anemia is not a diagnosis – it is a symptom. Finding the reason for anemia can occur in a matter of moments, months, even years.  The process of investigating, ruling out causes and testing methods, altering diets, supplementation, undergoing iron injections, infusions, or whole blood transfusions might fail to eliminate the anemia.    Doctors of all disciplines are capable of diagnosing and treating anemia.

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