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Iron

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Follow the links below to find information about haemochromatosis, iron deficiency and iron studies.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Iron deficiency anaemia - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency anaemia is when lack of iron means that the blood does not produce enough haemoglobin. The iron deficiency needs to be prolonged to produce anaemia.

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Iron deficiency anaemia in children - myDr.com.au

Many children do not get enough iron from their diet to meet the demands of their growing bodies. This can result in low body ironand eventually iron deficiency anaemia (low haemoglobin).

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Anaemia (iron deficiency, low iron) information | myVMC

Anaemia is a blood disorder in which there is not enough haemoglobin to transport of oxygen. It may occur due to chronic disease or iron deficiency.

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Iron deficiency anaemia (anemia) information | myVMC

Iron deficiency anaemia is a blood disorder in which haemoglobin, used for transporting oxygen, declines due to low levels of iron in the blood.

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Iron deficiency | Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Iron is a mineral nutrient that is essential for your body to function normally and to make haemoglobin (Hb). The treatment of iron deficiency is iron replacement therapy. Transfusion is rarely required.

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Iron deficiency anaemia overview | Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is a common problem in primary care. It is often present in hospitalised patients, but is generally not the primary reason for admission, so may go unnoticed.

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I need to know about iron deficiency anaemia :: Transfusion resources

Iron is essential for the body to make haemoglobin and is found in our red cells. Haemoglobin carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Iron is also used in other important body processes

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Iron intake for vegetarians - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency can be a nutritional problem for vegetarians, especially women. Find out about iron in food and how to enhance your iron absorption.

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Childhood reflux, low iron and anaemia - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Long term PPI use can cause iron absorption issues. Added to refluxing picky eaters, there's a likelihood that reflux children can suffer iron deficiency.

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Things to consider with haemochromatosis Dietitians Association of Australia

Things to consider with haemochromatosis Haemochromatosis (or iron overload,) is a hereditary condition that causes a person to absorb and store too much iron in their body

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