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Need to know more about the therapeutic venesection program and the associated High Ferritin online App provided by the Australian Red Cross Blood service? This comprehensive document from the Blood Service provides the answers. Read all about it here

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Since haemochromatosis is an inherited disorder, family members of someone diagnosed with haemochromatosis are at increased risk of also having the condition. It is important to alert theseĀ  family members and tell them what they need to do about it. Explaining haemochromatosis to others might seem a difficult task, especially if you have just been […]

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Haemochromatosis cannot be treated by diet. You should have a healthy, nutritious diet. This will include foods with the small amount of iron that you continue to need. Any excess iron absorbed by the body must be removed by venesection eventually. A 500 ml venesection removes 0.25 g of iron, which is roughly equivalent to […]

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