New Patient Resource Guide
Last updated August 15, 2022
If you have been diagnosed with a blood clot, you know that this is a life-changing experience and can be both upsetting and confusing at times. You may be asking yourself: What is a blood clot? How did this happen to me? Will I be okay? Will my life ever be the same? These are important questions that deserve to be answered. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) developed this guide for newly diagnosed patients and their caregivers to help answer common questions and provide the resources to help you navigate life, post-diagnosis. Blood clots can be deadly, but you are a survivor and that makes you a thriver.
What is in This Resource Guide?
- What is a Blood Clot?
- Blood Clotting Disorders (Thrombophilia)
- Genetic Testing for Thrombophilia
- Blood Clot Recovery Timeline
- Medical Team
- Blood Clot Treatment
- INR Testing
- How to Prevent a Recurrence
- Blood Clot Complications
- Healthy Lifestyle
- Questions to Ask Your Doctor
- NBCA Resources
New Patient Resource GuideDownload this guide now.
NBCA Additional Resources
NBCA is here for you. We answer every email that we receive. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also connect with NBCA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. You can still live life to the fullest and be your best self after a blood clots diagnosis. Join our NBCA Facebook support group or register for our monthly virtual patient support group, PEP Talk: Patients Educating Patients to learn how.
It is important to note that this new patient guide does not replace medical advice. Please consult your physician should you have any medical questions.
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