Causes of recurrent or persistent anemia in older people from the results of the Sao Paulo Ageing & Health Study
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 06/26/2012
Santos IS et al. – Anemia was a prevalent and persistent disease in this low–income sample of older individuals. Micronutrient–related anemia, chronic blood loss and renal disease are important mechanisms for perpetuating low hemoglobin levels.