Thalassemia is the name of a group of genetic blood disorders. To understand how thalassemia affects the human body, you must first understand a little about how blood is made.

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NHF’s discussion groups offer you an opportunity to ask questions, solicit opinions, and have wide-ranging discussions on a variety of issues with people in the bleeding and clotting disorders community.

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Hemophilia B is the second most common type of hemophilia. It can also be known as factor IX deficiency, or Christmas disease.

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NHF is pleased to announce the development and completion of the NHF Camp Directory. This is a comprehensive national directory of camps for the bleeding disorders community collaboratively produced by NHF.

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Camp Notaclotamongus—In partnership with Gateway Hemophilia Association this sleep-away camp teaches hemophiliacs how to give their own lifesaving infusions.

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This section contains a tremendous amount of information for parents of children with bleeding disorders. Additional information is available through HANDI. As you learn more, you will begin to learn how to take control of your child’s health.

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Hopping a plane can be stressful nowadays, as you deal with long check-in lines, baggage fees and enhanced security. But for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, the biggest concern is often how to transport their factor products and suppl

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Bleeding disorders is a general term for a wide range of medical problems that lead to poor blood clotting and continuous bleeding. Doctors also call them terms such as coagulopathy, abnormal bleeding and clotting disorders.

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