Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2013

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2013

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week will run from 12 - 18 August 2013.

The key public messages are:
Haemochromatosis is a common inherited iron overload disorder.
You know too little iron can be bad for your health.
Did you know that too much iron can also be bad for you?
Iron overload may lead to serious medical problems.
The good news is that it is easily treated if detected early and is no barrier to a normal, healthy life.
If you know someone in your family has haemochromatosis, or you have been feeling tired and aching for an extended period, talk to your GP about haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis Australia:

is the support, health promotion and advocacy group for people with haemochromatosis and their families.
the group has operated continuously for 22 years.
has approximately 1400 members across Australia.
operates an info line 1300 019 028 and informative website.
provides a quarterly newsletter for members, and prints informative publications
can assist with organising local support group and information sessions.

For more information visit here or call 1300 019 028.

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2013