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Response # 1 toCaitlin HarrisIron Deficiency Anemia is diagnosed by the results of a blood test that includes acomplete blood count (CBC). The primary cause of iron deficiency anemia is chronic blood loss,dietary iron deficiency, or disruption of the iron metabolism or iron cycle (Huether & McCance,2017). Thank you for your insightful post on pernicious anemia. It is common for patients whoeither have pernicious anemia or have a first degree relative with the disorder, are frequentlydetermined to have autoimmune illnesses. Pernicious anemia patients are regularly likewisedetermined to have diabetes type 1, autoimmune thyroiditis, and rheumatoid arthritis (Zulfiqar &Andres, 2017). Patients with pernicious anemia are additionally at an increased risk of beingdiagnosed with gastric cancer because of the reduced level of B-12 in their bodies; in this way, alifetime of B-12 supplementation is essential (Gilbert, 2017).ReferencesGilbert, L. (2017). Diagnosis and treatment of pernicious anemia. Practice Nurse, 47(4), 20-23.
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