Australian Websites

 

Arthritis Australia

Joint pain and arthritis symptoms often have a big impact on the daily lives of people, and although arthritis can be difficult to live with, there are many simple measures that can help anyone manage their symptoms.

Arthritis Australia have published an information sheet Haemochromatosis and Haemochromatotic Arthritis with information specific to the type of arthritis that is sometimes associate with iron overload from haemochromatosis.

The Australian Liver Foundation

Care for your liver.

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS)

Give Blood badge

General information about how to donate blood through the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

ARCBS -Therapeutic Venesection Policy

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service offers a therapeutic venesection program for eligible donors with haemochromatosis. Useful information and links to relevant forms for your doctor to complete.

ARCBS -Club Red: Haemochromatosis Australia

Haemochromatosis Australia has formed a Club Red group. If you donate blood through the Red Cross why not join our group and have your donations included in our group tally. See how many lives Our members save. Just type ‘Haemochromatosis Australia’ in the “Organisation or group’ field and add your details. You must already be registered as a Red Cross blood donor before you can join Club Red.

Better Health Channel, Victoria.

Health and medical information for consumers. Read their information about haemochromatosis.

Cancer Council Australia

Information about cancer and its prevention. Also links to each state and territory Cancer Council website.

Centre for Genetic Health Research – Haemochromatosis Fact Sheet

A useful fact sheet explaining the genetics of haemochromatosis.

Depression – Beyond Blue website

The national depression initiative..

Beyond Blue Fact Sheet – Chronic Physical Illness and Depression

Fact sheet with information about depression and chronic illness.

Diabetes Australia

Home page for Diabetes Australia.

Dietitians Association of Australia

Nutrition information from Dietitians Association of Australia..

Ferriscan

FerriScan is an analysis service that provides an accurate measurement of liver iron concentration (LIC) through a non-invasive, MRI-based technology..

GESA – Gastroenterological Society of Australia

Useful information about haemochromatosis. The website also has other useful health consumer information and a list of gastroenterologists and their contact details.

healthdirect.gov.au

healthdirect: trusted health information and advice online and over the phone (1800 022 222), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Funded by the Governments of Australia.

your health link

YHL-CMYK

Health information the right way. Mid North Coast Local Health District

 

International Websites

 

Brazil

Grup Braseleiro De Haemocromatose Hereditaria

Canada

Canadian Haemochromatosis Society.

Europe

European federation of Associations of patients with haemochromatosis.

France

Haemochromatosis information on the French HepataoWeb site..

Ireland

Irish haemochromatosis Association.

Netherlands

Hemochromatose Veriniging Nederland.

New Zealand

Haemochromatosis information on the Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ website.

United Kingdom

Haemochromatosis Society (UK)

Home page for The Haemochromatosis Society (UK).

HAS

Haemochromatosis Awareness Society.

British Liver Trust

British Liver Trust – Fighting Liver Disease.

United States of America

American Haemochromatosis Society

The American Haemochromatosis Society.

Fighting CELTIC CURSE

Celtic Curse is another name for haemochromatosis.

Drug Watch

Database listing information on thousands of medications currently or previously available worldwide..

Iron Disorders Institute

information about all iron disorders including haemochromatosis.

Iron Overload Action Network
Information about haemochromatosis and an action network based in US.

information about all iron disorders including haemochromatosis.
The Hemochromatosis Information Centre

Hemochromatosis.org – a centre for excess iron information. An Iron Disorders Association website.