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National Heart Month: All About AFib | February e-Newsletter

In our February e-Newsletter, we take a closer look at atrial fibrillation, or AFib, in connection with National Heart Month, recognized each February. AFib is the most common form of irregular heart beat or arrhythmia, and a risk factor for clot-provoked stroke. Heart Month 2017 provides a prime opportunity for us to contribute to important AFib dialogue taking…

Register Now For CDC March Webinar

        The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is hosting an upcoming webinar for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Blood Disorders, on Thursday, March 16, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern. This talk – Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: The Johns Hopkins Collaborative Experience – is being presented by NBCA’s…

Connect With NBCA In 2017 | January e-Newsletter

With 2017 well underway, NBCA extends its wishes to you for a happy, healthy, and productive New Year. We look forward to a year of new projects and programs. With this January issue, we are excited to reveal our new monthly e-Newsletter format, which was designed with you in mind. It is our hope that…

Introducing A Patient’s Guide to INR Self-Testing

Millions of people today are prescribed warfarin, and, despite the recent introduction of new oral anticoagulant medications, millions of people will continue to depend on warfarin for many years to come. If you are taking warfarin to treat or prevent blood clots, you know the importance of regular INR testing to ensure your dosage is correct….

New Educational Resource for Women

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has created a special patient education tear sheet focused on women’s health and blood clot risks, using information from NBCA’s own Women & Blood Clots educational campaign. As part of our partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, we’re proud to have contributed to this important ASH educational…

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