2015 Folate, Vitamin B12 and Inhibitors

Example Test Question 1

Megaloblastic anemia: Answer
            A.        can be treated by oral supplements of vitamin B12, when caused by a vitamin B12 deficiency.
            B.        can be caused by a folic acid deficiency in alcoholics.
            C.        is typically due to inadequate dietary sources of vitamin B12.
            D.        cannot be reversed by replacing the deficient nutrient (either folate or vitamin B12), although the progression can be stopped.

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