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Old 10-28-2004, 03:13 PM   #11
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thanks - all is well once it's found and treated...I always take an opportunity to spread the word because it's not something they routinely check for and a lot of folks will grab a bottle of iron when having symptoms that may be something else altogether
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Old 10-28-2004, 03:24 PM   #12
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Your "babbling" JRs was exceptionally well done. (FYI, your spelling was very close -- It is spelled hemochromatosis, for those wishing to google and learn more.) Of interest perhaps is that the Center for Disease Control has estimated that one in every 200-250 Americans have hemochromatosis and don't know it.

Obviously, you've had a crash course out of necessity, JRs, and you're a wonderful student -- some of the best "medicine" your husband can receive. The HFE gene marker was discovered in the mid-90s and the genetics folks have begun some experimental trials that will hopefully yield some treatment beyond removing a bag of blood at a time.

My very best wishes to you, your husband and all kith and kin! And thank you for sharing this point.
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Old 10-28-2004, 03:25 PM   #13
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Ironic that the one thing people might reach for is the very worst solution they could have selected.
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