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This online training course was developed by the CDC, in collaboration with hemochromatosis experts throughout the United States. The course includes information on epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with iron overload and hemochromatosis.

Purpose of the Course

Hemochromatosis experts at the CDC and medical experts throughout the United States developed this course to promote early detection and early intervention of adult onset hemochromatosis.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of hemochromatosis.
  • Identify the recommended procedures for diagnosing hemochromatosis.
  • Identify an initial course of treatment for patients.
  • Counsel hemochromatosis patients about the importance of family-based detection.

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