AFib and blood clots

Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

The 2016 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, hosted by StopAfib.org, takes place this year, September 16-18, in Dallas, Texas. The conference will provide important information about the management of Afib, and bring patients and leading experts in the field together for a unique opportunity to engage and learn about living your best…

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NBCA Announces Patient-Centered Research Partnership

The National Blood Clot Alliance is pleased to report that the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Kaiser Permanente California have received substantial funding –from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute — to conduct a study that will compare the effectiveness of both new and older blood-thinning medications in the prevention of dangerous blood…

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Headed to the Hospital? Get Better. Don’t Get a Blood Clot.

Phase II of NBCA’s Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Campaign Kicks Off  Today, the National Blood Clot Alliance, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kicked off the next phase of their widely acclaimed Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ campaign, with an important focus on blood clot risk reduction among hospitalized…

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NBCA Introduces New AF Learning Module

More than 2.6 million people in the United States are affected by atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular heart rhythm that can lead to clot-provoked stroke. The National Blood Clot Alliance developed and designed a new online learning module to help educate healthcare professionals (HCPs) about anticoagulation options for stroke prevention in AF patients. We’re pleased…

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New NBCA Collaboration with Siemens Healthineers

The National Blood Clot Alliance is collaborating with Siemens Healthineers, as part of the company’s efforts to support NBCA’s mission and stimulate interest about blood clots among participants at the upcoming 68th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC), taking place in Philadelphia, July 31-August 4, 2016. As a global leader in…

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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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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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Join the Women & Blood Clots Movement | May e-Newsletter

The National Blood Clot Alliance’s May e-Newsletter is here in recognition of National Women’s Health Week, which kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 8, and is celebrated through May 14, 2016. During this very special week, the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is empowering women to take charge of their health by highlighting the blood clot…