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A Time of Thanksgiving | November e-Newsletter

Our November e-Newsletter features the growth of one of our newest patient and caregiver services, our online discussion and support community. Just over a year ago, NBCA launched this unique online support community dedicated to the needs of people affected by life-threatening blood clots in response to a widely recognized and growing interest in patient and caregiver support,…

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Register Now for CDC 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, November 3, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern. This unique and very important talk – Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Young Adults: State-of-the-Art in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention – is…

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New AFib Resources

The National Blood Clot Alliance is glad to support the shared decision making tool developed by the 4WARD Coalition™. The 4WARD Coalition™ is a multi-disciplinary group of experts formed in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and dedicated to improving the quality and consistency of care for atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients needing anticoagulation treatment. The…

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New Initiative Focused on University-Based Student Health Centers

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), in partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, and as an extension of our existing Women and Blood Clots program, has launched a suite of new resources focused squarely on the information needs of young women seeking a better understanding about their potential blood clot risks when estrogen-based birth control…

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World Thrombosis Day VTE Educational Symposium

Discussion Point: The Importance of Hospital-Associated VTE To highlight the important topic of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE), the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is very pleased to be participating in a World Thrombosis Day VTE educational symposium, on October 13, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm (EDT), at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in New…

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New Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Hospitals Video

Heading to the Hospital? Get better. Don’t get a blood clot.  If you’re hospitalized for surgery, illness, or injury, you’re at an increased risk for dangerous blood clots. Watch this short video to learn why and be sure to talk to your doctor about a blood clot prevention plan. Or watch the video here: https://youtu.be/vNArtKdLPC8 Learn…

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IPRO World Thrombosis Day Webinar

IPRO – a national organization that provides important services to improve healthcare quality and achieve better patient outcomes – is hosting a webinar on World Thrombosis Day, Thursday, October 13, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET, to increase understanding among patients and the public about life-threatening blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism,…

Revlon LOVE IS ON™ Million Dollar Challenge 2016

The Challenge Is On The National Blood Clot Alliance is excited to announce that we’ve been selected to be part of the Revlon LOVE IS ON™ Million Dollar Challenge 2016. This challenge involves a fundraising competition whereby organizations that support women’s health causes compete for cash prize donations from Revlon. The top five charities that…

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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…