Patient Stories

Lisa Thomas’s Blood Clot Story

Lisa Thomas is Mrs Rosemount and is a contestant in the Mrs Minnesota pageant. She is using her pageant platform to promote awareness about risk of blood clots, because she is a survivor of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and wants to use the pageant microphone to help Stop The Clot®. My name is Lisa…

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Haley Hanson’s Blood Clot Story

Haley Hanson is now in the last semester of her nursing program, and found out what it is like to be on the other side of the bed rail, as well as how annoying it is to have her blood clot symptoms ignored or dismissed by a doctor. I am a 21 year old female who…

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Jessica Stadler’s DVT/PE Story

Jessica Stadler went from being a healthy, active young woman to someone with 3 pulmonary emboli (PEs), and she wants to alert everyone to the signs and symptoms of DVT and PE, so that they seek care right away. I have always been considered the healthy one among my friends and family. As an athletic young…

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