American Hemochromatosis Society The mission of the American Hemochromatosis Society (AHS) is to educate and support the victims of HFE-associated hereditary hemochromatosis (genetic iron overload) and their families as well as educate the medical community on the latest research on Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH). AHS' aim is to identify through genetic testing, the 43 million+ Americans who unknowingly carry the single or double gene mutations for HH which puts them at risk for loading excess iron.
American Hemochromatosis Society: Hemochromatosis The mission of the American Hemochromatosis Society (AHS) is to educate and support the victims of HFE-associated hereditary hemochromatosis (genetic iron overload) and their families as well as educate the medical community on the latest research on Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH).
Canadian Hemochromatosis Society The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society is an unfunded registered non profit society, run mostly by volunteers. As the complications of hemochromatosis, a crippling, potentially fatal disease caused by iron-overload and now known to be the most common genetic disorder afflicting Canadians, are preventable by early diagnosis and treatment, the activities of the society are directed towards this end.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Hemochromatosis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves. This Web site provides information about hemochromatosis to help patients and their families learn more about the disease.
Hemochromatosis Information Society The Hemochromatosis Information Society is a nonprofit organization providing valuable information to patients and physicians concerning hereditary hemochromatosis.
The Hemochromatosis Information Society strives to promote public awareness about hereditary hemochromatosis, as well as to meet the needs of these individuals, their families and friends.
Iron Disorders Institute: Hemochromatosis IDI is a national voluntary health public interest organization, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. Iron Disorders Institute's (IDI) mission is to reduce pain, suffering and unnecessary death by disorders of iron through education, awareness and facilitating research.
Mayo Clinic: Hemochromatosis the Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Here it provides basic information on hemochromatosis, including symptomatology and possible causes.
Merck Manual: Hereditary Hemochromatosis Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Merck also publishes unbiased health information as a not-for-profit service. Here it gives information on etiology, signs, symptoms and complications, diagnosis, treatment and treatment of complications of hemochromatosis.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse - Hemochromatosis The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service, which is under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Human Genome Research Institute The National Human Genome Research Institute began as the National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR), which was established in 1989 to carry out the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the International Human Genome Project (HGP). The HGP was developed in collaboration with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and begun in 1990 to map the human genome.
The American Liver Foundation The American Liver Foundation is the nation's leading nonprofit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by hepatitis and other liver-related diseases.
WebMD: Heart Health Center Hemochromatosis Directory Hemochromatosis, is a hereditary disease characterized by improper processing of dietary iron that causes iron to accumulate in a number of body tissues, eventually causing organ dysfunction. WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information. Here they provide links and important information about hemochromatosis.
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