Bleeding Disorders A-Z

Bleeding Disorders A-Z

HemAware has everything you need to know about inheritable blood and bleeding disorders. Read now to learn more.

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Older people with this hemophilia complication face unique challenges.
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...
Portrait of Christopher Statton
Juniata College is a small liberal arts school in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, about 125 miles east of Pittsburgh. The college was...
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The most common bleeding disorder is one most people don't know.
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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.
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A number of rare bleeding disorders require specialized care.
UDC & Community Counts Database Improves Bleeding Disorder Care
Data collection can help push researchers to new discoveries.
Sarah Watson, right, with her sister, Ashley Chan, and their kids.
Careful monitoring and prompt treatment are essential.
Free inhibitor screening is available, along with educational resources and support
Annual inhibitor testing isn’t only necessary for very young children with severe hemophilia A, the highest-risk patients, anymore. In fact...
Women with von Willebrand disease (VWD) face unique challenges when they have a medical emergency
The emergency room can be an overwhelming place in the best of circumstances. But women diagnosed with von Willebrand disease...
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