Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2015

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Each year in August, Haemochromatosis Australia coordinates Haemochromatosis Awareness Week. The week is an opportunity to focus attention on haemochromatosis and the risk of inherited iron overload through the media, displays and other activities. This year the week will be observed from 10 – 16 August. In Melbourne, Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public…

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Are You Ignoring Your Haemochromatosis?

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Haemochromatosis

Being diagnosed with any disease can be overwhelming, but ignoring it won’t make it go away and can even be life threatening. Now, I was no poster child when it came to accepting my diagnosis of haemochromatosis.  In fact, it took me five or six years to take my diagnosis seriously. It was only when…

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Say Cheese For Haemochromatosis

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As many of you will know, we have recently arrived home from the most amazing few weeks in Switzerland.  Ahhhh, Switzerland  – home to the Red Cross, cuckoo clocks, watches, rösti, fondue, alpine trains, serene natural beauty, cows with bells, chocolate, and of course CHEESE! Switzerland really is my ultimate holiday destination, as it’s where…

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Got Haemochromatosis? Spice It Up.

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Have you noticed the change?  The crispness in the morning air. Umbrellas in full flight. A bevy of scarves, coats and boots.  The bareness of your garden.  Winter is here, and for me the tell tale sign is always a craving for soul warming, nourishing and satiating comfort foods. I’ve been cooking up a storm…

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