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What is Anemia?

Anemia is a common blood disorder that occurs when red blood cells is below normal or when the blood hemoglobin concentration is low.

Hemoglobin – blood element whose function is to distribute oxygen from the lungs to body tissues.

Hematocrit - the measurement of the percentage of red blood cells are in a specific volume of blood.

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a decrease in bone mass and mechanical strength resulting in susceptibility to fractures. It is the primary cause of bone fractures in women after menopause and the elderly in general.

Osteoporosis does not have a definite beginning and, until recently, the first visible sign of the disease used to be a fracture of the hip, wrist or vertebral body that causes pain or deformity.

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