> Not enough -- opposite problem. He had to get monthly shots
> because his body
> wouldn't absorb it from food properly. Even iron pills wouldn't
> work -- it
> had to go directly into his blood via needle. It wasn't a
> lifelong problem,
> but one that developed (or at least became a noticable problem) in late
> middle age.
So was it pernicious anemia, or something else?