Category Archives: celiac disease in elderly and seniors

Celiac disease and anemia in seniors

Lab results for the senior (geriatric) population frequently shows low iron measurements. The most common parameters are Red Blood Cells, Hemoglobin, and Hematocrit. From these iron deficiency anemia may be diagnosed. Ferritin, a value reflecting iron reserves, is usually not … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease and Elders or Seniors

“Celiac disease doesn’t only affect the young”…”but can strike a person for the first time later in life” begins a story from Reuters, 24 Jul 09: Celiac Disease May Strike the Elderly Too. Their facts come from BMC Gastroenterology, online … Continue reading

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