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For your Spanish speaking patients, friends, acquaintances - good YouTube video explaining DVT/PE in Spanish: http://bit.ly/1WiZ6vH
Cómo Vivir con el Tromboembolismo Venoso y Prevenir Coágulos Sanguíneos Mortales: http://bit.ly/1WiZ6vH
Scuba Diving: Can I Dive While Being on a Blood Thinner? In a word...Yes!
A recording of the patient education webinar held on October 13 as part of World Thrombosis Day is now online at http://acforum.org/webinars_recent.htm
Traveling this week? Here's what you need to know about preventing blood clots. http://bit.ly/1j7j4Ct
If you are an athlete who has experienced DVT/PE, please consider participating in this short (10 question) completely anonymous survey by Dr. Claire Hull, a researcher with interest in the experience of athletes and blood clots. www.surveymonkey.com/s/96GMN9N
UPCOMING: On November 6, the CDC will host a webinar for health professionals on "Venous thromboembolism (VTE): Recent Advances in Reducing the Disease Burden" Information and registration: http://www.cdc.gov/…/documents/vte_save_the_date_nov2014.pdf
If you missed the patient webinar, a recording will be available in the coming days. We'll post a link here. Many thanks to the Anticoagulation Forum and the National Blood Clot Alliance for partnering on this wonderful education opportunity. Happy World Thrombosis Day everyone!
Today is the first ever World Thrombosis Day! Together we can stop deadly blood clots. Learn more about this movement at http://www.worldthrombosisday.org/ Most importantly, make sure you, your family and friends know about blood clots--risk factors, prevention and the symptoms of DVT/PE and what to do if they arise.
Today is #WorldThrombosisDay! Know the Facts! Please take a minute to share important awareness information with your colleagues, friends and family. Together, ...we can #stopdeadlyclots and make a real difference in the lives of thousands around the world. Awareness is key!
As a reminder, please use the following resources!
- Change your profile picture! http://www.worldthrombosisday.org/ca…/social-media-graphics/
- Share the #WTDay14 videos! http://www.worldthrombosisday.org/campaign-materials/videos/
- Provide information to everyone you know! Download, email or print these awareness materials! http://www.worldthrombosisday.org/campaign-materials/
Don't forget: Webinar is TODAY at 1PM ET for patients with DVT/PE. https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new…
World Thrombosis Day is TOMORROW. There will be a webinar at 1PM ET Monday, October 13 for DVT/PE patients & families. Learn more & register at http://icont.ac/2ArqM
Blood clots happen in children too. If you are in the Schaumburg, IL area, the Asher James Congenital Heart Disease & Thrombosis Foundation has a walk on Sunday to raise awareness and funds for pediatric thrombosis. http://bit.ly/1sksMKL