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CDC works to prevent and reduce complications experienced by people with certain blood disorders. Learn about CDC's work.

Blood Disorders Topics

Diamond Blackfan Anemia iconDiamond Blackfan Anemia

Bone marrow does not make enough red blood cells.

Hemochromatosis iconHemochromatosis

The body absorbs too much iron.

Hemophilia iconHemophilia

Blood does not clot properly.

photo of family - father, mother, and babyHereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

Blood vessels do not develop properly.

Sickle Cell Disease iconSickle Cell Disease

Red blood cells become hard, sticky, and shaped like a C.

Thalassemia iconThalassemia

Red blood cell disorder that affects hemoglobin.

Von Willebrand Disease iconVon Willebrand Disease

Blood does not clot properly.

Bleeding disorders affecting women - iconWomen

Bleeding disorders affecting women.

Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding

Bleeding disorders affecting infants.

Featured Articles

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CDC’s Work

Learn what CDC is doing about blood disorders.


Universal Data Collection

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Information about CDC’s Universal Data Collection (UDC) system.



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