Women and Bleeding Disorders: Living with von Willebrand Disease
Meet three women and hear about their experiences living with von Willebrand Disease (VWD). Learn about the signs and symptoms of VWD and why it’s important to seek help with any questions or concerns about abnormal bleeding.
National Hemophilia Foundation Information Resource Center (HANDI)
The National Hemophilia Foundation is funded by the CDC to provide information and educational materials on certain blood disorders, including VWD, for families and health care providers. They have developed several fact sheets, guides, and brochures.
The highly knowledgeable and dedicated staff members in HANDI are available to answer live requests from Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern, toll-free by dialing 1-800-42HANDI. Requests can also be sent by fax (212-328-3799), or email at firstname.lastname@example.org All information requests made through HANDI are always kept confidential.
Read about CDC’s work related to bleeding disorders in women.
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