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Iron deficiency anemia in a vegetarian

What is the best way to treat true iron deficiency anemia in a vegetarian without inducing constipation or epigastric discomfort? The patient, a 24-year-old woman, has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and underwent gastric bypass surgery more than a year ago. I usually recommend that my patients take iron 325 mg with vitamin C 500…

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