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If your family has been affected by Von Willebrand's Disease (VWD), consider Von Willebrand's Disease (VWD) Support Network your second home.
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Von Willebrand's Disease is a common hereditary coagulation abnormality caused by a qualitative or quantitative deficiency of von Willebrand factor (vWF). Von Willebrand factor (vWF) is a protein that is essential for platelet adhesion.
For those of you who aren't able to work any more. What do you like to do to fill your time? If you do crafts, what kind of a craft do you do?I'm hoping all of us can share our ideas to help others (including myself) come up with new things that we…Continue
hi everyone, ive been to the dentist quite a bit recently due to pain with my wisdom teeth.i need to have them extracted and was wondering if i had to have any special medication to have this done as i will have to have it done on the nhs.i have…Continue
All moderators and founders of Ben's Friends work very hard to keep spammers off the site, however their methods of applying for membership get more sophisticated each day. Just on this site, we must decline 25-50, maybe more, a day. There are…Continue
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My code name is Doctor G. But I prefer Shannon. I am offering support and help to those having a difficult time coping with the stress of vWD. I am not trying to sell any service, just offer friendship to those who need it. I can honestly say I am a…Continue
Welcome to Living with VWD.
The goal of this website is to help and provide support to people living with Von Willebrand's Disease, along with the families and friends of VWD patients.
Links to medical products helpful for VWD (DDAVP, Humate P & Amicar):
1) Share your VWD story and experiences on the My Page tab
2) Use the forum section to ask questions
3) Keep others updated via the blog section
This site is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, or replace the service of your physician, but solely to give you information to help enable you to make informed decisions about your healthcare with guidance of healthcare professionals.
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Posted by ohshell on May 8, 2013
I am a clinical therapist working on improving how people can live a better quality of life with vWD.
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