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Hemochromatosis! i'm getting a blood test! can you tell me about it?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Easy to treat

Of all the common, deadly diseases, it is by far the easiest to manage.
It is genetic. You absorb iron too well. It will ruin your liver, heart and joints if not removed by blood donation.

In brief: Easy to treat

Of all the common, deadly diseases, it is by far the easiest to manage.
It is genetic. You absorb iron too well. It will ruin your liver, heart and joints if not removed by blood donation.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Treatable defect

Hemaochromatosis results from a common genetic variant of an irom metabolism gene that results in excessive absorption and tissue deposition of iron that may lead to diabetes, cirrhosis, heart disease and bronzed skin etc.
It can be treated with periodic blood draws to reduce body stores of iron.

In brief: Treatable defect

Hemaochromatosis results from a common genetic variant of an irom metabolism gene that results in excessive absorption and tissue deposition of iron that may lead to diabetes, cirrhosis, heart disease and bronzed skin etc.
It can be treated with periodic blood draws to reduce body stores of iron.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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