Proton Pump Inhibitor and Histamine 2 Receptor Antagonist Use and Vitamin B 12 Deficiency

  title={Proton Pump Inhibitor and Histamine 2 Receptor Antagonist Use and Vitamin B 12 Deficiency},
  author={Jameson R. Lam and Jennifer L Schneider and Wei K. Zhao and Douglas A. Corley},
V itamin B12 deficiency is relatively common, especially among older adults; it has potentially serious medical complications if undiagnosed. Left untreated, vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to dementia, neurologic damage, anemia, and other complications, which may be irreversible. According to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 3.2% of adults older than 50 years are estimated to have low serum vitamin B12 levels.1 Other studies have reported prevalence rates of 5… CONTINUE READING
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