by Polsdorfer R

Resource Guide for Nutritional Anemia

RESOURCES

Headquarters Address: 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Washington, DC Address 1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 480 Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 1-800-877-1600 (Chicago) 1-800-877-0877 (Washington)

Internet address: http://www.eatright.org

Description of services provided: ADA provides information, support, and referrals on a variety of nutrition topics, including a link to "Find a Nutrition Professional."

RESOURCES

Address: 2722 Wade Hampton Blvd., Suite A Greenville, SC 29615

Phone: 1-864-292-1175

Internet address: http://www.irondisorders.org

Description of services provided: This agency provides information, support, and referrals for people with iron-deficiency anemias and their families.

RESOURCES

Address: P.O. Box 30105 Bethesda, MD 20824-0105

Phone: 301-592-8573

Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided: This division of the National Institutes of Health provides brochures and handouts, news and press releases, and information about clinical trials.

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