Ep1: Diagnosing haemochromatosis in general practice with Dr Robert Menz

Dr Robert Menz discusses diagnosis of hereditary haemochromatosis in general practice. Dr Menz is an Australian General Practitioner based in Adelaide, South Australia. He has a particular interest in Chronic Disease Management.   He is the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Medical Advisor for the  RACGP exam, a member of the SA/NT faculty board and also a senior examiner. He has an interest in Standards, and is an Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) practice surveyor. Robert completed a Masters in Clinical Education in 2013 and teaches General Practice and Clinical Education. The IRON MATTERS podcast series is published by Haemochromatosis Australia (www.ha.org.au). Produced by Healthily.com.au.Support the show (https://haemochromatosis.org.au/supportus/donate/)

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IRON-MATTERS is a series of interviews by and for medical and health practitioners focusing on hereditary haemochromatosis. The series is intended to provide general practitioners with in-depth information about this genetic chronic condition. Topics include - diagnosis in general practice with GP Dr Robert Menz- the genetics of haemochromatosis with clinical geneticist Prof martin Delatycki- haemochromatosis and the liver with gastroenterologist Prof John Olynyk- haemochromatotic arthropathy with rheumatologist Prof Graeme Carroll- iron and the heart with cardiologist Prof David Playford- best practice in venesection with nurse specialist Cindy Bryant- Australian Red Cross Lifeblood therapeutic venesection program with Dr Peter Bentley- bodily iron regulation with haematologist Prof Sant-Rayn PasrichaThe first episode was published 1 June 2020. Future episodes will be published every two weeks.IRON-MATTERS is published by Haemochromatosis Australia (www.ha.org.au) and produced by Healthily.com.au,