Vol - 25, Issue - 1
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-08-01-2020-129
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Abstract : Anemia is considered by World Health Organization as a global health problem. It can be affected by the body mass index of an individual since increasing weight can result in low-grade systemic inflammation and elevation of hepcidin which results in sequestration of iron inside a variety of cells including macrophages, hepatocytes and enterocytes and this would lead to the development of what is known as anemia of inflammation. To evaluate the effects of body mass index on complete blood count parameters. In this cross-sectional study, the data of 200 overweight and obese patients with complete blood count, for all ages were collected. They were grouped according to body mass index into overweight and obese; different complete blood count parameters were noted. Intergroup comparison was applied regarding different blood parameters and the relations with body mass index were calculated. The prevalence of anemia was 26%. For anemic cases 71.2% are females and the residual are males. There were effects of increasing body mass index on complete blood count parameters

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