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).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.
HealthLink: Medical College of Wisconsin HealthLink website is published by the Office of Clinical Informatics at the Medical College of Wisconsin as a service to patients and community. The goals of Medical College of Wisconsin HealthLink are to: Promote the health and well-being of our community. Empower our patients with accurate, timely, impartial, and authoritative medical information. Strengthen the sense of community among our patients and physicians.
Iron Disorders Institute 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.
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.
Wikipedia Encyclopedia : About Haemochromatosis Haemochromatosis, is a hereditary disease characterized by improper processing by the body of dietary iron which causes iron to accumulate in a number of body tissues, eventually causing organ dysfunction. It is the main iron overload disorder.
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