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Iron


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Iron What you need to know about iron Iron is an essential mineral that is found in every cell in your body. Considered an ‘enabler’, iron:  Helps build red blood cells. Supports cell functions. …

Dr. Chantale Pambrun explains the importance of iron wellness


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

… Dr. Chantale Pambrun explains the importance of iron wellness …

Ferritin findings: investigating iron and impacts on donors


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

… Ferritin findings: investigating iron and impacts on donors …

New Canadian Blood Services iron guidelines mean more donors needed


Tuesday, August 21, 2018

… New Canadian Blood Services iron guidelines mean more donors needed …

Hemoglobin


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

… to the cells in our body. The hemoglobin molecule contains iron, an essential mineral found in our diet. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein in red blood cells. Oxygen entering the … The most common reason for low hemoglobin is due to low iron stores. Iron is needed to make red blood cells. Low iron

Hemochromatosis


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

… common genetic condition where the body stores more iron than normal. It occurs most commonly in people of … descent, affecting  1 in 300  people of this demographic . Iron is a central component of our blood – we can’t live … for our blood to function normally. Excessive levels of iron can be toxic. FAQs What is hereditary hemochromatosis? …

Details-Summary


Friday, August 10, 2018

… disorder. Individuals with hemochromatosis absorb too much iron from their diet and may accumulate extra iron in vital organs. If you are otherwise eligible to donate … more about our policy on HIV/AIDS risk-related activities. Iron A diet rich in iron is advised for all donors. A …

ABCs of eligibility


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

… False reactive test results Hemochromatosis Hemoglobin Iron Travel Reasons why you may not be eligible: Alcohol Any … disorder. Individuals with hemochromatosis absorb too much iron from their diet and may accumulate extra iron in their vital organs. If you are otherwise eligible to …

O'Brien, Sheila - Research and Publications


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

… with Dr. Mindy Goldman, Dr. O’Brien recently investigated iron deficiency in Canadian donors – a major aspect of donor … and discovered that many female donors have low or absent iron stores. Why is it important? Approximately 600,000 … treatments for their fellow citizens by donating blood. Iron deficiency is a common problem in the Canadian …

O'Brien, Sheila


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

… with Dr. Mindy Goldman, Dr. O’Brien recently investigated iron deficiency in Canadian donors – a major aspect of donor … and discovered that many female donors have low or absent iron stores. Why is it important? Approximately 600,000 … treatments for their fellow citizens by donating blood. Iron deficiency is a common problem in the Canadian …

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