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NURS 6501, Week 7 Main Question PostAnemiaIron deficiency anemia originates from a decrease in hemoglobin, and depleted iron that can be triggered by an inadequate dietary intake or chronic blood loss (Huether & McCance, 2017). Iron deficiency anemia is very common and can be treated and managed. In developed nations the main cause of IDA is loss of iron, almost always through blood loss from the GI or genitourinary tracts (Hammer & McPhee, 2014). People at high risk for development of iron deficiency anemia are poverty individuals, children, pregnant and lactating women. Iron deficiency anemia is developed through three stages. The first stage is the body’s storage of iron that is used for blood cell reproduction is depleted, the second stage has iron deficient red blood cells being transported to bone marrow and leading to iron-deficient red blood cells production beginning, and the last stage is when the symptoms begin to appear because the deficient cells then move into venous circulation and result in a decline in hemoglobin. A decline in hemoglobin prevents the cells and tissues from getting the proper