Genetic and Gender Predispositions When it comes to genetics and gender there

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Genetic and Gender Predispositions When it comes to genetics and gender, there are some forms of anemia that are influenced. “Pernicious anemia is the end result of a cascade of events that are autoimmune in origin” (Hammer & McPhee, 2014, p.129). Because of the way iron deficiency anemia functions, it is noted to more likely effect females. When women are pregnant, the amount of blood in their body can increase, where the red blood cell counts cannot keep up. Regardless of pregnancy, a significant number of pre-menopausal women are also prone to becoming iron deficient.
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4 References Hammer, G. G., & McPhee, S. (2014). Pathophysiology of disease: An introduction to clinical medicine . (7th ed.) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.   Huether, S. E., & McCance, K. L. (2017). Understanding pathophysiology (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Mayo Clinic., (n.d.). Iron deficiency anemia. Retrieved from - 20355034
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  • Hemoglobin, Iron deficiency anemia, deficient anemia

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