Hemochromatosis Alert: 3000 ng/mL

Better sit down. That is my dear husband’s ferritin count: 3,000 nanograms per millileter. Normal is 30-400 ng/mL. Yeah. We are in shock over here. My iron man is actually laying down. His TIBC (total iron-binding capacity) is 96%. Normal is 40. His body works overtime keepin’ that iron. About 10 years ago, in Key West, Hal went to give blood, as he often does. Er, did. He is O+ which is pretty valuable blood. O- donors are the universal donors. Anyone can . . . → Read More