Another tells of Kay Aull who found out that her father (and other members of her family) suffered from hereditary hemochromatosis.
What does HHC stand for?
HHC stands for Hereditary Hemochromatosis
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Several questions arise from this observation: Is the association due to all causes of iron overload or to hereditary hemochromatosis only?
10) Several studies have suggested that hepcidin production is decreased in hereditary hemochromatosis with HFE mutations due to defective BMP or BMP blockade.
Thomas, a nationally recognized patient advocate, is referring to family genetic screening for hereditary hemochromatosis (HH), also known as genetic iron poisoning or iron overload disease, the most common genetic disease in the USA, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Duodenal metal transporter (DMT1, Nramp-2) expression in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis.
Nanogen offers Analyte Specific Reagents and related products to research laboratories and clinical reference labs for the detection of genetic mutations associated with a variety of diseases, including cystic fibrosis, Alzheimer's disease, hereditary hemochromatosis, cardiovascular disease, beta thalassemia and Canavan disease.
Identification of the gene mutated in human hereditary hemochromatosis provided the first insights to emerge in several decades into regulation of intestinal iron transport, and heralded the identification of other molecular participants in the process.
Persons with hereditary hemochromatosis may face discrimination, including difficulties in acquiring health, life, or disability insurance.