iron-storage disease


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Noun1.iron-storage disease - pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
classic hemochromatosis, idiopathic hemochromatosis - inherited form of hemochromatosis
acquired hemochromatosis - hemochromatosis resulting from repeated transfusions or from excessive intake of foods containing iron
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The tri-coloured diet helps prevent iron-storage disease - excessive accumulation of iron in the liver and other major organs.
However, it also contains iron, something you won't find in Centrum Silver, because iron is riskier for older people with undiagnosed iron-storage disease.