1. Tom Hennessy Tom Hennessy Canada says:

    Gaucher's disease is very common in people disposed to polycythemia. One might wonder what connection is there between increased red blood cell production / polycythemia and Gaucher's disease.
    "High Incidence of Myeloproliferative Disorders in Ashkenazi Jews"
    "Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry (may have increased frequency of polycythemia"
    "Gaucher disease is not as well known as Tay-Sachs, it can affect anyone and is the most common Lysosomal Storage Disorder among the Ashkenazi Jewish"

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