Carriers

Carriers

What does it mean to be a genetic carrier of an inheritable blood or bleeding disorder? Learn more in HemAware.

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Kari Peepe, 35, has platelet storage pool disorder and laughingly describes herself as a bit of a klutz. This Rohnert...
Susan Willats, 55, grew up seeing her older brother struggle with severe hemophilia A. “It was before home treatment,” says...
They experience similar bleeds and bruises as men with mild hemophilia, yet they’re called “symptomatic carriers.” Why?
Women do have mild hemophilia, in spite of what most physicians were taught in medical school. In fact, the distinction...
For years, Wayne Cook III thought he was the only child in his family to escape a bleeding disorder. One...
Leah Brunnings was a healthy 7-year-old when her 10-month-old brother, Zachariah, was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A. It was 1987...
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) wants all women in the US to be able to raise their fingers in the...
A new surveillance project could lead to improved treatment and diagnosis of women and girls with bleeding disorders . The...
Pregnant women expecting a baby with hemophilia now have a stronger case for choosing a scheduled cesarean delivery rather than...
For women hemophilia carrier s, the choice to add a child to the family goes far beyond the question: “Should...
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