Health Insurance Update Open enrollment for 2018 health insurance runs from November 1 until December 15 – a change from previous years. The open enrollment period may be the only time you can enroll for 2018, and those who do not purchase a plan may be subject to a penalty as well as being uninsured
Imagine being able to pop a few capsules in your mouth and be protected from bleeds the way infusions now do. That’s the goal of investigators in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The new oral delivery system uses micro- and nanoparticles to carry a protein therapy that treats
Click here to donate to Gavin’s Walk Team – Coblentz Clotters My son Gavin was nearly two when we found out that he had Hemophilia. It was more than just an adjustment. Having to infuse a child several times a week who had not even reached his second birthday was heart wrenching. But
This piece was originally published by the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) in May of 2015. We are re-publishing with permission from HFA. One of the most common bleeding disorders in women is von Willebrand Disease (vWD), which occurs in about 1% of the US population. Heavy bleeding is one of the most common problems
The information for this post has been taken from: http://stepsforliving.hemophilia.org/basics-of-bleeding-disorders/identifying-types-of-bleeds Hemophilia may be diagnosed early after birth, or sometimes it may not be diagnosed until later in life when more obvious signs or symptoms appear. One of the earliest signs of hemophilia is more than normal bleeding following circumcision. Or, it may first be recognized during
Using simple exercises to build muscle, burn calories By: Matt McMillen This article initially appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Hemoware. Skip the gym, now you can exercise the do-it-yourself way at home using bodyweight exercises. Bodyweight exercises, which include pushups and situps, build muscle, burn calories and boost your heart health. Plus, your
1.) People with bleeding disorders do not bleed any more than those without bleeding disorders; they just bleed longer because their bodies are missing the necessary elements to form a clot. A simple cut will not cause a person with a bleeding disorder to bleed to death. 2.) People with bleeding disorders are just like
This article was originally published in the February 2014 issue of Hemaware. Exercise and Menstrual Cramps How physical activity can ease pain By: Sarah Aldridge Heating pad. Salt and vinegar potato chips. TV remote control. These creature comforts help many women get through that time of the month while they’re curled up on the couch.