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July is Hemochromatosis awareness month.

July is Hemochromatosis awareness month. A hereditary disorder of metabolism involving the deposition of iron- containing pigments in the tissues that is characterized especially by joint or abdominal pain, weakness, fatigue and that may lead to bronzing of the skin, arthritis, diabetes, cirrhosis or heart disease if untreated.

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