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A Complicated Curbside Consult I Won’t be Doing — But One Day Might Have To by Paul Sax Posted Wed 28 Nov 2012 10:05am From a local primary care provider comes this email: Any chance you can look at my notes and scanned outside records from 6/22/2010 till today (including Nov 6 notation that details extensive past evaluation, including two previous ID consults) and labs? Briefly: 72 yr old woman with 6 episodes over the last 4 years of prolonged fever, ma ... Read on »
Anemia of chronic disease by pathologystudent Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:03pm The second most common type of anemia (after iron-deficiency anemia) is anemia of chronic disease (ACD). This is a mild to moderate anemia accompanying infections, inflammatory disorders or malignant diseases that persist more than 1-2 months (examples include pulmonary infections endocarditis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, carcinoma, lymphoma ... Read on »
Runner’s anemia by pathologystudent Posted Thu 18 Nov 2010 9:58am Q. I’ve heard a lot about iron-deficiency anemia being quite common in long distance runners.  Why is this?  I heard that it had something to do with the constant pounding on pavement, but I had no idea whether this was true or not. If a runner is somewhat anemic, is it best to cut down on the miles or is taking an iron supplement suffic ... Read on »
Anemia of chronic kidney disease by Mark Levin Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 12:53pm According to The National Kidney Foundation of The United States of America 1 CKD is defined as (1) evidence of kidney damage based on abnormal urinalysis results (e.g., proteinuria, hematuria) or structural abnormalities observed on ultrasound images or (2) an absolute GFR of less than 60 mL/min for 3 or more months. Anemia affects 60% to 8 ... Read on »
Ankylosing spondylitis by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 1 Comment Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder of multiple articular and para-articular structures that principally involves the axial skeleton. It usually affects the sacroiliac joints and the spinal facet joints of the vertebrae. It sometimes involves the appendicular skeleton as well, such as the joints of the greater trochanter, ... Read on »
What is Aplastic Anemia? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 8:41pm Aplastic Anemia is a rare but serious condition in which your body stops producing enough new blood cells.  It is most common in young people but it can develop at any age. The disease can have a sudden onset or progress slowly and develop symptoms over a period of weeks or months.   It can be either acute or chronic, but without treatment the ... Read on »
Warning labels on three anemia d ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:22pm Warning labels on three anemia drugs used by one million Americans undergoing chemotherapy or who have kidney failure have been strengthened to alert users about increased risk of heart attack, stroke, a worsening of their condition, and even death, said the manufacturers, Amgen and Johnson & Johnson earlier this week. The decision, which ha ... Read on »
PET SITTERS, ANEMIA, AND "DUE DATE".... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 12:00am As we move into November, many of you who leave food and water bowls outdoors for your pets will be bringing the containers inside for the winter.  This would be a good time to follow some great advice from the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food & Drug Administration.  Here is their advice You may think of your dogs or cats as fam ... Read on »