Sunday, May 19, 2024

Blood bank turns away donor with high iron levels


DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, I was rejected from donating plasma (not blood) because my iron that day was 57 mcmol/L, and the maximum allowable was 54 mcmol/ L. I was rescheduled to get retested in a few days. The technician said to eat beans and similar foods to lower my iron levels. I checked my own records and didn’t find […]

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