Early Diagnosis Saves Lives is our mantra. Early diagnosis enables people affected by iron overload to take up treatment before too much damage occurs. We need to ensure that policy makers, medical professionals, patients and families know about the condition in order that we can drive down the average age of diagnosis.

Lego figures depicting educationBy educating those that can influence the ‘patient pathway’ from early symptoms – or even earlier based on family history – to testing and diagnosis and beyond, we know that this is possible.