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Does Your Blood Type Put You At Risk?

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References:

1. Blood Type, Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked. Web. 16 November, 2011.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589507

2. Implications of Blood Type for Ovarian Reserve. Web. 16 November, 2011.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/748576

3. Blood Type May Influence Survival Following CABG Surgery. Web. 16 November, 2011.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/751864

4. Blood Groups and Red Cell Antigens: Chapter 5, The ABO Blood Group. Web. 16 November, 2011.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2267

5. The Effect of ABO Blood Types on Periodontal Status. Web. 16 November, 2011.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2638241

6. The relationship between blood groups and disease. Web. 16 November, 2011.
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7. Norwalk Virus Infection and Disease Is Associated with ABO Histo-Blood Group Type. Web. 16 November, 2011.
http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/185/9/1335.full

Reviewed November 16, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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Anonymous

I wish i would have know this about 20 years ago. I am blood type O and have just found out at the age of 42 that I am post menopausal already. my fsh level is 105.5. i have had 3 miscarriages and 3 chemical pregnancies. i am in good health and weight. at least now i have some type of answer as to why i have no children. did not start trying to conceive until the age of 38.

March 22, 2012 - 7:52pm

Very interesting information. I had no idea this type of data was tracked.

November 16, 2011 - 6:39pm
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