For Medical Professionals

Information on Hemochromatosis for MDs and Other Health Professionals

BC Guidelines

The BC Government’s Ministry of Health website outlines clinician hemochromatosis testing guidelines and protocols.

Alberta Guidelines

Alberta’s Toward Optimized Practice provides clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of hemochromatosis.

Alberta Health Services provides a fact sheet on the genetic testing for hereditary hemochromatosis (PDF).

Ontario Guidelines

The Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories has developed Guidelines for the Use of Laboratory Tests for Assessment of Iron Overload (PDF).

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website contains comprehensive information on hemochromatosis for health care professionals.

Canadian Paediatric Society

The Canadian Paediatric Society, along with the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists, has published a position paper on the guidelines for genetic testing of healthy children.

Haemochromatosis International

These Therapeutic Recommendations in HFE Hemochromatosis for C282Y Homozygotes  (PDF) were agreed upon by Haemochromatosis International in 2017.

Research Publications

See Research Publications.