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Too much iron destroys the liver


Too much iron destroys the liver

Dear Dr. Donohue — “You keep mentioning hemochromatosis in your column. What test specifically determines if a patient has this disease? My mother died from hemochromatosis. She lived only 20 months after learning she had liver cirrhosis. Her many doctors couldn't determine why she developed it. Finally, one doctor requested a test that revealed she had hemochromatosis”…read more