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Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatoisis High Count: Can it Be HTH?

11/30/2009

Question:

doc just called with second results of blood work can this disease be haz to heath

Answer:

Thank you for your question.  Over time, the toxic effects of the excess iron can lead to damaging diseases like diabetes, congestive heart failure, and endocrine system problems.

For additional information, please visit the web links listed below. 

Best wishes.

Related Resources:

Hemochromatosis - A Common but Unrecognized Disease
Hemochromatosis

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Response by:

Mark   Wurster, MD Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University