haemochromatosis

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haemochromatosis

(ˌhiːməʊˌkrəʊməˈtəʊsɪs; ˌhɛm-) or

hemochromatosis

n
(Pathology) pathol a hereditary disease that causes the body to store excess iron leading to damaged organs
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Sudden cardiac death in infiltrative cardiomyopathies: sarcoidosis, scleroderma, amyloidosis, hemachromatosis. Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2008;51:58-73.
The etiology of liver disease is important in the incidence of diabetes mellitus since non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD), alcohol, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hemachromatosis are frequently associated with diabetes mellitus (22).Investigations show liver tissue damage and apoptosis induced by diabetes mellitus increase active O2 specious .Flavonoids as an antioxidant factor found in nutrient such as fruit, vegetables, tea and black burgundy grape [24].
Chown of Eugene, who died March 17 of complications of hemachromatosis. He was 58.
(7,8) Individuals with reduced immunity, diabetes mellitus, hemachromatosis, cirrhosis, or other liver diseases, or chronic renal failure are at particular risk.
The problem is, I was diagnosed a few years ago with hemachromatosis (high iron) and was told not to take any iron supplements, as well as not to supplement with vitamin C, because supposedly the vitamin C helps the body absorb iron!
She was diagnosed with hemachromatosis 10 to 15 years ago and had numerous phlebotomies until her iron and ferritin were down in the normal range.
CDC has begun to apply this framework in the context of ethical, legal, and social considerations to different conditions, most recently to hereditary hemachromatosis, a treatable, adult-onset, single-gene disorder of iron metabolism (57-61).