My Story: Julie and IDA

Medically reviewed in May 2022

A severe Crohn's flare-up sent Julie to the ER. Crohn's disease was not allowing her body to properly absorb iron, leading to iron-deficiency anemia and the need for an iron infusion. Watch Julie's story of taking back control.

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A Guide to Understanding Your Iron Levels

A breakdown or iron, serum iron, ferritin, and more to help you understand the results of a blood panel.

My Story: Nikkie and IDA

Nikkie shares her IDA diagnosis story and the importance of seeking treatment for this type of anemia.

What Is Anemia?

Learn about anemia, a condition characterized by a lack of red blood cells, which results in fatigue, shortness of breath and more.

What to Expect During an Iron Infusion

How iron infusions work to treat iron deficiency anemia and how to prepare for an iron infusion appointment.

How Kidney Disease Can Lead to Anemia

How a loss of kidney function can cause red blood cells to drop below healthy levels.