G’day Australia! Welcome to our site about hereditary haemochromatosis. We’re honored to hear from so many readers Down Under, and our goal is to educate and help as much as we can. Australians are actually the second-largest group of readers on this website, accounting for 25% of all visitors! It has been my pleasure getting […]
Oh, Canada! Welcome to our site about hereditary hemochromatosis. We’re honored to hear from so many readers up North, and we hope to educate and help as much as we can. About 100,000 Canadians are clinically affected with hemochromatosis by having two genetic mutations signaling for iron overload. Many more carry a single gene mutation.
Hello! Welcome to our site about hereditary haemochromatosis. We’re honored to hear from so many readers in Ireland, and our goal is to educate and help as much as possible. Legend has it that the “Celtic Curse” or the “Irish Illness” first came to be generations ago at a time when iron-rich foods were scarce.
Howzit! Hereditary haemochromatosis is very common in South Africa, with up to 1 in 6 people of the Caucasian population carrying a single gene for the condition. Furthermore, 1 out of 115 people carry two gene mutations of C282Y making haemochromatosis the most common inborn error of metabolism in South Africa. While my primary
Cheers! Genetic Haemochromatosis (GH) is thought to be the most common genetic disorder in the United Kingdom. In fact, 1 in 8 people in the UK are carriers of the gene for haemochromatosis, making it more likely than most other populations to be at risk for GH. All told, estimates suggest 250,000 people have the