He is not sure if I am an unaffected carrier or not.
I have had joint pain for about 8 years and reallysevere symptoms within the last two years, in addition, to high blood pressure, just started bp medications about 6 months ago.
:) i also am a type 2 diabetic since 1996,this blew it out of all control for yrs.
He is currently being evaluated for a liver transplant at Emory Hospital in Atlanta Georgia. Both of us tested as carriers and we have members on both sides of the famiy who have this blood disorder..
My primary physician stated that my iron levels are high but not high enough for blood removal and that I should not eat vitamin C or take vitamins.
Mon, November 29, 2010 @ PM Diet is a topic of interest for many people with iron imbalance issues. Diet has never been a relevant issue other than not too much red meat. Tammy S Nov 30 says tea and dairy , how much and when ?
For iron deficiency we offer an informational brochure: Boost Your Ferritin, which is available as a PDF in the Iron Library under the 3rd column "Articles". So beef steak about 1 - 2 times per week ,very little citrus (vit C aids absorption) are my diet restrictions. Wed, January 5, 2011 @ PM fui diagnosticado primariamente com hemossiderose/hemacromatose secundaria, venho fazendo flebotomia por quinzena um total até agora de 6, que fez a taxa diminuir de 1186 para 375, porém continuo com algumas dores a principio nas costas e agora nas articulações do joelhos, principalmente alguns dias depois de realizar a flebotomia.
Things that step up absorption include alcohol and vitamin C supplements--but do not eliminate vitamin C from the diet--just consume it on an empty stomach between meals and enjoy C-rich fruits and veggies--but do so sparingly at a meal that includes meat.