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    What is anemia? The MayoClinic defines “anemia" as a condition characterized by a lower-than-normal level of red blood cells, which leads to iron deficiency. There are many different types of anemia which include Iron-deficiency anemia,which has been associated with a low dietary intake of iron. There are two forms of dietary iron: heme and nonheme. Heme iron is the best source of iron and is found in animal foods such as red meats, fish, and poultry. Nonheme iron is found in plant foods such as

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    Anemia

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    village named Nangal Shahidan, in Punjab, India to diagnose, treat and educate the population about childhood nutritional anemia. This program will not only diagnose this adverse disease in the chosen population and advance in treating it using the doctor’s prescribed medication, but the data gathered from this study will be beneficial for future projects on childhood nutritional anemia in similar populations. If this pilot program is successful in Nangal Shahidan, we hope to spread the program to nearby

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    Anemia

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    “For example, some cases can get severe or long-lasting, that can damage your heart, brain, and other organs in your body, but most importantly, the very severe Anemia may even cause death. One of the many reasons why, is because the important red rich blood that we have, which is made up of many parts, including red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets (PLATE-lets), and plasma (the fluidly/liquidly stuff that’s part of the blood). What red blood cells look like or how you can best compare

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    Sickle-Cell Anemia

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    Sickle-Cell Anemia is an inherited, chronic blood disease in which the body produces abnormally shaped red blood cells. When the blood cells become crescent/sickle shaped, they are unable to deliver adequate amounts of oxygen to other cells. Also, these unusual “sickle” cells block blood pathways to the limbs and organs, limiting the amount of blood flowing throughout the body. It causes pain, organ damage, and anemia (low blood count). Unfortunately, however, when sufferers are born with this disease

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    No Regenerative Anemia:

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    has non-regenerative anemia. You begin to ask what that is, is it treatable, what are the signs, can my puppy get it too, does Jackson have a future and if he does what will I need to do. Your vet begins to explain it all to you. Non-regenerative anemia is when the bone marrow fails to produce red blood cells also known as erythropoiesis. The kidney’s send a chemical called EPO to the bone marrow telling the bone marrow to create more red blood cells. In non-regenerative anemia there is some type of

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    Anemia, Dehydration and Allergic Responces

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    Anemia is a disease that is commonly seen in veterinary medicine. This disease can be described as having low amounts of red blood cells and a reduced amount of hemoglobin in the circulating blood, which reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. It develops from loss, destruction or lack of production of red blood cells. Anemia is usually a secondary disease caused by another disease or medical condition. There are three different types of anemia; regenerative, non-regenerative and relative

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    Pernicious anemia

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    Anemia is a disorder of the blood. It occurs when your body does not produce enough erythrocytes or red blood cells. Without the erythrocytes oxygen cannot be adequately delivered to the tissues and organs throughout the body. There are several different types of anemia. Some of these include haemorrhagic, iron-deficiency, aplastic, and pernicious. Pernicious anemia is one of many types of the larger family of megaloblastic anemias. It is a condition in which the body cannot make enough healthy red

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    Sickle Cell Anemia is an inherited blood disorder that is extremely challenging to live with. Its symptoms are many, with the most prominent being severe pain that can become unbearable to the point where hospitalization is required. Because sickle cell is a genetic disorder, a person is born with it and it is usually permanent. Unfortunately, there are risks and complications associated with this disease. However there are various treatment options for a patient with sickle cell and also support

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    Pernicious anemia is an abnormal condition in the blood where the blood cannot make enough red blood cells because the body does not absorb enough vitamin B-12. The cause for this type of anemia is because the body lacks a protein called intrinsic factor, which can be caused by an autoimmune response, or because of a poor diet. The intrinsic factor helps the body absorb the vitamin B-12. In pernicious anemia, the body makes antibodies that attack the cells that line the stomach and make the intrinsic

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    The Relationship Between Anemia and Nutritional Issues INTRODUCTION "Anemia can be defined as a decrease in the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood caused by low hemoglobin concentration" ("A Practical Guide", 1). "Cells in the body require oxygen to fully utilize fuels. The oxygen is transported from the lungs to tissues throughout the body via red blood cells. Oxygen binds to hemoglobin, a specific molecule within each red blood cell. This molecule consists of heme, which is a red pigment

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