Hereditary Hemochromatosis


GEC-KO on the run: A 3-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, red flags to consider genetic testing, what genetic test results mean, clinical tips. (Updated Jan 2019)

GEC-KO Messenger: A 7-page, comprehensive evidence-based resource for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, clinical features, diagnostic criteria, surveillance and management, references and more.  (Updated March 2019)

Point of care tool: Contains red flags to identify patients at risk of hereditary hemochromatosis most likely to benefit from genetic testing and/or referral to genetics as well as screening and surveillance recommendations for individuals who have a positive genetic test result. (Updated Jan 2018)

GEC-KO aims to aid the practicing non-genetics health professional by providing informed opinions regarding genetic/genomic conditions, services and technologies that have been developed in a rigorous and evidence-based manner with periodic updating.  The content on the GEC-KO site is for educational purposes only.  No resource should be used as a substitute for clinical judgement.  GEC-KO assumes no responsibility or liability resulting from the use of information contained herein.