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Vitamin B1 Deficiency Evaluation
Testing is required to make the diagnosis of beriberi.
Tests that may be used to evaluate beriberi include:
Beriberi may cause congestive heart failure.
Tests used to evaluate those with signs of heart failure include:
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PubMed Vitamin B1 Deficiency References
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- Donnino M. Gastrointestinal beriberi: a previously unrecognized syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Dec 7;141(11):898-9. 
- Fletcher RH, Fairfield KM. Vitamins for chronic disease prevention in adults: clinical applications. JAMA. 2002 Jun 19;287(23):3127-9.