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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Hemochromatosis-related diabetes

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Hemochromatosis-related diabetes includes:

  • It is an inherited disorder that can lead to the onset of type 1 diabetes after years of iron overload which can damage the pancreas. Diabetes did not cause hemochromatosis, but hemochromatosis causes diabetes. For this reason, this form of diabetes is considered a "secondary" diabetes because it is caused by damage to the pancreas from excessive levels of iron

Hemochromatosis-related diabetes as a symptom:

Conditions listing Hemochromatosis-related diabetes as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Hemochromatosis-related diabetes, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Hemochromatosis-related diabetes. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Hemochromatosis-related diabetes. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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