Barb Dehn,

RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

Barb Dehn,

RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

El Camino Women’s Medical Group

Barb Dehn,

RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

El Camino Women’s Medical Group

Barb Dehn, RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP, is a women’s health nurse practitioner and the award-winning author of The Hot Guide to a Cool Sexy Menopause. She’s a television health expert, who’s known as “Nurse Barb” on NBC’s “California Live” and has appeared on “Good Morning America,” CNN, ABC, and CBS. You can find her on Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. Certified by the Menopause Society, she also works on Global Health Initiatives at FAME Hospital in Karatu, Tanzania, where she serves on their board and as a volunteer.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy: High Prevalence and Health Risks in Developing Countries

Iron deficiency anemia is highly prevalent among pregnant women, particularly in developing countries where rates range from 35-75%, and poses...
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Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

Antenatal Anemia Linked to Higher Maternal Morbidity: US Cohort Study

This study aimed to assess the link between antenatally diagnosed anemia and severe maternal morbidity in a large US cohort....
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Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

Alternate-Day Iron-Dosing Boosts Absorption in Anemic Women, Study finds

In women with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA), oral iron supplements induce an acute increase in serum hepcidin (SHep) that persists for...
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Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

USPSTF: Inconclusive on Iron Supplementation in Pregnancy; Urgent Reassessment Needed

The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) finds inconclusive evidence for routine iron supplementation in pregnant women with iron...
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Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

Study Challenges Race-Based Anemia Definitions in Pregnancy, Calls for Uniform Guidelines

This study investigated the effectiveness of race-based definitions for antepartum anemia in pregnant women. It focused on different hemoglobin (Hb)...
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Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP

Review Reveals Ferric Maltol as Promising IDA Treatment for IBD and CKD Patients

A comprehensive review of the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of ferric maltol (FM), an oral iron formulation, highlights its utility...
CURATED BY:
Barb Dehn,
RN, MS, NP, FAANP, NCMP
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