Test your iron stores for free at the ÖGGK’s testing week with a Bloom Ferritin Test
Bloom Diagnostics is beyond excited to announce its upcoming collaboration with ÖGGK (Österreichische Gesellschaft vom Goldenen Kreuze).
What is celiac disease and how does it affect your iron levels?
Celiac disease is a life-long, autoimmune, genetic disease which causes the immune system to react abnormally to the consumption of gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye and barley.
Case Study: genetic hemochromatosis patient can now test his iron stores from home
Would you like to learn about challenges of a genetic hemochromatosis patient? Read the case study on how Bloom device was used to tackle those challenges.
Interview: My Experience with Hemochromatosis
Interview with Johan, Hemochromatosis Patient. Two years ago he discovered that he is genetically predisposed to get the symptoms of hemochromatosis caused by the C282Y mutation. He has since become a big advocate of genetic testing and aims to raise awareness of hereditary hemochromatosis since patients often go undiagnosed for a long time. Learn today about his journey through Diagnosis and Treatment.
Can regular and intense sport lead to iron deficiency?
You exercise regularly and spend more than 10h a week engaging in sport activities. You watch what you eat, you limit sweets, snacks and alcohol intake. And yet, you still feel fatigue. Sounds familiar? If it does, one possible reason could be low iron levels. And while there are numerous articles online on iron deficiency, there is very little relevant information out there that addresses athletes and sportspeople in particular.