By Michael J. Flamm, MD

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New strategies for diagnosing iron overload

Recently discovered genetic mutations, modern diagnostic techniques, and fresh approaches to therapy change the outlook on hemochromatosis. Ben, age 46, visited his primary-care clinician with complaints of joint pains and impotence. He had also noticed that his skin seemed to be turning darker. Over the past three years, Ben has had several office visits at…

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