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Prescription Patient Stories | July e-Newsletter

This July, the NBCA e-Newsletter is focused on the power of patient stories to provide patient support. We at the National Blood Clot Alliance have seen first-hand the positive impact of providing support through sharing patient stories. We began posting stories to our website back in 2013. Today, a growing number of patients reach out…

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Destination Bound: Tips for Safe Summer Travel | June e-Newsletter

Are you going to be traveling this summer? Each year, more than 300 million people travel on long-distance flights (more than four hours long), with the total number of long-distance trips (about 657 million) happening from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The summer months are, in fact, the perfect time  to hop on a plane, train,…

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Introducing a Toolkit for Knee and Hip Replacement Patients

The National Blood Clot Alliance is pleased to introduce the availability of a new resource: The Stop the Clot® Patient Toolkit for Knee and Hip Replacement Patients. This toolkit for hip and knee replacement patients was created to provide individuals who are undergoing a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) with information…

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New Interactive Education Tool Focuses on Blood Clots

New Education Tool Offers Online Ease of Use “Understanding VTEs” is a new, easy-to-use online tool to help people learn more about venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Developed by medical professionals and hosted by the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association and the California Academy of Family Physicians, this…

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