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Very mild decline in _____ is normal?
Hgb

BUT in general H/H should remain same
Hgb - lower limits of normal ?
11.5 in women
12 in men
Frank anemia requires ?
Investigation
Studies for the investigation of anemia?
Fe studies
B12
Folate
* Their indices may be normal so must check all 3!
Possible colonoscopy, EGD, UA
Why should you NOT treat anemic pts with more than 2x daily iron?
Because it is ANTI-CHOLINERGIC + can cause taste (leading to FTT) + GI problems