Diseases of the Week
July is Hemochromatosis Awareness Month
CDC pop quiz: How much do you know about hemochromatosis?
CDC information: Genetics can play a major role in hemochromatosis
Did you know? More than 3000 genes have been reported in relation to hemochromatosis with the HFE gene as the most commonly associated with this condition. Find out more by visiting the HuGE Navigator
US Preventive Services Task force recommended against population screening for hemochromatosis and for cascade early detection in families
NIH Genetic Testing Registry: Find information about hereditary hemochromatosis clinical presentation, genetics and tests available