May e-Newsletter | Celebrate & Share During National Women’s Health Week

Join the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) during National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), May 13-19, 2018, as we work with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation to provide women with life-saving information about birth control and blood clots, and to help them determine, along with their doctor, their risk for blood clots and their best birth control…

April e-Newsletter | Sharing our Success

We at NBCA are always inspired by your enthusiasm for the work that we do, but never more so than during some of our more pronounced educational efforts, such as during Blood Clot Awareness Month, which we recognized last month. As spring kicks off, we’re excited to share a small sample of some of our Blood…

March e-Newsletter | Blood Clot Awareness Month

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month, or BCAM, and an opportunity to share life-saving information about dangerous blood clots on a broad scale. It also provides an opportunity for you to lend your voice to these efforts and make a difference, by helping to increase public awareness about blood clots. Join NBCA this March and Raise…

February e-Newsletter | Listen to the Rhythm of Your Heart

Join NBCA in taking 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 2018 provides a prime opportunity for us to contribute to important AFib dialogue taking place nationwide this…

January e-Newsletter | The Year Ahead

As 2018 begins, NBCA extends its wishes to you for a very happy and healthy New Year. We are looking forward to an exciting year filled with new projects and programs. With a continued emphasis on raising awareness about blood clots, we will implement a number of new initiatives aimed at providing and sharing important information…

December e-Newsletter | Seasons Greetings from NBCA

This time of year is filed with joy, as we take part in holiday festivities and traditions with family and friends, and the holiday season marks a time for new beginnings and renewed commitment to the things in our lives that matter most. As one year comes to a close and another begins, NBCA is renewing its…

November e-Newsletter | Thankful for You

As the end of the year approaches, many of us take time to reflect on the months that have passed, and gratitude is something in particular that many of us ponder. Through our reflections on gratitude, we are reminded that there are always positive and powerful things to be thankful for in our lives, despite any…

October e-Newsletter | Celebrate World Thrombosis Day

Recognized each year on October 13, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) is a global initiative that combines the efforts of individuals and organizations worldwide to help increase awareness about thrombosis or life-threatening blood clots, including blood clots in the leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) and blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolism or PE). The…

September e-Newsletter | Listen to the Rhythm of Your Heart

Just like knowing your personal risk factors for blood clots, it is important to recognize if you are at risk for Atrial Fibrillation, also known as AFib. September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, which provides a prime opportunity for NBCA to share important information about AFib and clot-provoked stroke. AFib is the most common type…

August e-Newsletter | Helping You Handle a Blood Clot Diagnosis

If you suspect you have a blood clot, or if you have a blood clot or clotting disorder, the initial days, weeks, and months of treatment can be overwhelming and even filled with uncertainty as you navigate your treatment plan. Finding information and people to connect with can be difficult. You are most likely faced with a…