• September 22, 2017

    Iron Deficiency and Anemia

      For this post, we’ll do a shallow dive into the facts on iron deficiency and anemia.  We’ll take about prevalence, leading causes and signs/symptoms to watch out for. Prevalence: Iron deficiency is incredibly common world wide, affecting approximately 12% of the global population.  The numbers are highest in women of child-bearing age and people […]

  • July 04, 2017

    Iron Infusions in Vancouver

    Patients have been asking us about the process of getting iron infusions in this city and why in the past it has taken so long.  We thought we’d use this post to to explain how things have typically been done in the past and highlight how Mainline might be able to help those “stuck” in […]

  • June 16, 2017

    Iron Infusions: Venofer Shortage Update

    Hey everyone.  I have been getting a lot of questions from customers asking about the current Venofer shortage and how this might affect their iron infusions.  At the moment, hospitals nation-wide are pretty much out of stock when it comes to IV iron and most hospital referrals for iron infusions are on hold.  Unfortunately there […]

  • May 12, 2017

    Canada-Wide Iron Shortage

    Hey everyone and welcome to Mainline’s first blog post.  The launch of our new site is quite timely given there is currently a nation-wide shortage of IV Iron.  Unfortunately, there is only one supplier in Canada so when they are unable to produce iron, shortages quickly develop across the country. Fortunately, we are still well […]