Von Willebrand Disease

Von Willebrand Disease

Von Willebrand's disease is the most common type of inheritable bleeding disorder. Learn more from HemAware.

Blood Clots
The blood clotting process is a multistep activity known as coagulation. When the entire coagulation process works properly, blood holds...
Young woman with von Willebrand disease
Many women accept excessive, prolonged periods as an annoying but ordinary part of being female—putting up with the monthly stress...
Do You Know the Signs of These 6 Types of Bleeds?
When people have bleeding disorders, their blood fails to clot like it should when they have external or internal bleeding...
A basset hound
The most common bleeding disorder in people is also the most common one in dogs.
6 Key Questions to Ask Before Taking Part in a Clinical Trial
Advances in bleeding disorders care rely on research, but is taking part in a study right for you?
VWD Guidelines
The guidelines will play an important role in improving outcomes that are vital to the health of families with VWD.
Boy at the doctor
Thanks to the widespread use of clotting factor, people with hemophilia today are able to live much more active and...
Nurse Hannah Lutz has von Willebrand disease type 3
I was diagnosed with von Willebrand disease (VWD) three days after I was born, 25 years ago. A vitamin K...
Myths or Facts graphics
The most common bleeding disorder is one most people don't know.
Calendar
An accurate log of all factor infusions and bleeding episodes is an essential part of successfully managing a bleeding disorder.
Joint bleed
It's the most common type of bleed for people with hemophilia.
UDC & Community Counts Database Improves Bleeding Disorder Care
Data collection can help push researchers to new discoveries.
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Contact HANDI, NHF's resource center for additional information on bleeding disorders.