100 Days of Blood Clot Awareness

The National Blood Clot Alliance and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are kicking off 100 Days of Blood Clot Awareness this month, and sharing important information about blood clot risks and signs and symptoms, as well as personal stories of strength and inspiration. NASCAR® driver Brian Vickers and three-time Olympic medalist Katie Hoff teamed up with Janssen during Blood…

March e-Newsletter | Blood Clot Awareness Month

This March, our e-Newsletter is packed with exciting information in recognition of Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM). We invite you to get involved with our Know More, Share More awareness effort, which involves a spectrum of new and unique digital content we have created to share key facts and information among all of our social media channels….

Blood Clot Awareness Month 2017: “Know More, Share More”

Know More, Share More During Blood Clot Awareness Month 2017 March is Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM), which is perhaps one of the busiest times of the year for the National Blood Clot Alliance, because it is so important to the patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and advocates that we serve and work with each day. Not…

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…

Special Holiday Edition | December e-Newsletter

Our December e-Newsletter features a look back at the community that we have served – and grown with – over the past year. In 2016, NBCA expanded several of our most valuable programs and services to reach even more patients who are seeking information and support. We unveiled a new component of our signature  Stop…

Journal Showcases Successful Initiatives to Prevent HA-VTE

Blood clots affect up to 900,000 people in the United States each year, and cause about 100,000 deaths annually. About half of these blood clots happen after a recent hospital stay or surgery. These types of blood clots are referred to as healthcare-associated venous thromboembolism, or HA-VTE. To support and prevent HA-VTE, the U.S. Department of…