PERNICIOUS ANAEMIA SOCIETY
After four years of working with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) we are delighted to announce that a Guideline on the Diagnosis and Maintenance of...
Different Guidelines on treating Pernicious Anaemia We are aware that too many Primary Care Practices have told patients that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, patients’ B12...
This society is aware that the current Covid-19 pandemic is putting unprecedented demands on the NHS and that medical professionals at all levels are working hard…
The problem of patients being told that they will not be receiving their injections due to the risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus has been the sole topic in telephone calls and...
In the last two days we have received over thirty telephone calls and many emails and comments from patients who have been told that their surgery is no longer providing...
Exciting sporting events for the PAS are well underway 2020 is an exciting year for PAS with regards to sporting events around the country and abroad. Our aim is to get PAS...
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Of patients waited 5 years or more for diagnosis
Of patients were initially misdiagnosed
Of patients are unhappy with their treatment
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What's the difference between B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia ?
Pernicious Anaemia is caused by either the patient not producing Intrinsic Factor that is needed to bind with vitamin B12 from food before it enters the blood stream or the Intrinsic Factor is being produced but is then destroyed by antibodies to the Intrinsic Factor – auto-immune Pernicious Anaemia. Because the patient is either not producing Intrinsic Factor or is destroying the Intrinsic Factor that has been produced the B12 cannot be absorbed from food.
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