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Effect of acid secretion on absorption of iron and vitamin b12?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Acid has a profound

Effect on iron.
Acid is better. Not an issue with b12, as the issue is intrinsic factor from the stomach which is a cofactor in B12 absorption.

In brief: Acid has a profound

Effect on iron.
Acid is better. Not an issue with b12, as the issue is intrinsic factor from the stomach which is a cofactor in B12 absorption.
Dr. Michael Dugan
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