A Silent Killer: Pernicious Anaemia
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Living with pernicious anaemia

A woman who suffers from an autoimmune disease has decided to self-medicate after not receiving the treatment she feels she needs on the NHS.

Claire McDonald is a pernicious anaemia sufferer, which causes a deficiency in vitamin B12 in the body.

She explained to BBC Radio Berkshire why she needs to buy drugs from Germany to help her medicate the disease.