6 May 2021

Iron deficiency in teenage girls

Clinical Haematology Women

Dr Terri Foran and Dr Lisa Clarke discuss how to manage the condition in adolescent patients.


  • The causes of iron deficiency in adolescent patients
  • The symptoms of iron deficiency in younger women
  • The management of iron deficiency in adolescents – both dietary and recommended supplements

Host: Dr Terri Foran, sexual health physician; conjoint senior lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

Guest: Dr Lisa Clarke, haematologist; Sydney Adventist Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospital; transfusion medicine specialist, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Time: 33 mins

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