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Postings for Patients & Caregivers

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Should We Stop Using Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack or Stroke? December 2018
Should We Stop Using Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack or Stroke? December 2018
A Contrarian’s View on the 2018 Chest Guideline for Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation November 2018
Is it Time to Tailor the Dose of Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events and Cancer? [Or…Why I changed my aspirin dosing schedule] August 2018
Does Warfarin Reduce Cancer Risk by 38% in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation? April 2018
Questioning Approval of the Watchman Device for Atrial Fibrillation. December 2017
How Should We Prevent Blood Clots Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery? Cynthia’s Story and a Limited Discussion of the Literature November 2017
Stroke, A Caregiver's Story November 2017
World Thrombosis Day - Oct. 13, 2017 October 2017
Rivaroxaban or Warfarin in Stable Coronary Artery Disease – Should the COMPASS Study Lead Us Back to the Future? September 2017
Research Company Seeks Patients who Have Had a Leg Blood Clot (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) June 2017
An Update on Testosterone Supplementation and Venous Thrombosis by Charles J. Glueck, M.D. April 2017
Seeking Patients Taking Warfarin (Coumadin) for a Brief Survey March 2017
Looking for Patients in New York City Area for a Nov. 29, 2016 Survey Research Project. November 2016
Heather's Story; When is Pneumonia not Pneumonia November 2015
Calf Flexors For Long Periods of Sitting July 2015
The 15th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Is Coming July 2015
The American Society of Hematology Is Looking for DVT Patients July 2015
New International Survey Reveals Lack of Awareness of Venous Thrombosis and Preventive Measures June 2015
Finally some good news in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke! March 2015
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February 2015
Post Thrombotic Syndrome Study February 2015
Changing Data on the Use of Heparin in Patients with a History of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia January 2015
Testosterone Supplements and Blood Clots; an Invitation to Participate in a Research Project December 2014
Help Gather Information on Venous Thrombosis in Athletes? December 2014
Help Gather Information on Venous Thrombosis in Athletes? December 2014
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November 2014
Nosebleed information for persons on anticoagulant medicines (ACM's) February 2014
DVT and Saddle Pulmonary Embolism: Wanda Logan's Story February 2014
KwikMed: New Useful Web Link August 2013
Osteonecrosis, DVT/PE, or Central Retinal Vein Thrombosis in Women after Receiving Testosterone August 2013
Stop the Clot Forum, 10/19/2013, Boston, MA August 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis & Factor V Leiden: Jessica Leary's Story August 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis, Factor V Leiden & Protein Gene Mutation Despina Nicholas Brosnihan's Story June 2013
DVT Blood Clots Awareness Video March 2013
3rd Annual Stop the Clot in Austin Texas! 5/19/13 March 2013
Walk to Stop The Clot in Sykesville, MD: 5/4/13 March 2013
2nd Annual 'Stop the Clot' Walk Celebrating Jeff McLean: 4/28/13 March 2013
ABWA 4th Annual 5k Walk for Blood Clot Awareness on 3/30/13 March 2013
March is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month! March 2013
NATF Benefit Gala to Honor Melanie Bloom: 3/28/13 March 2013
Stop the Clot 5k in Memory of Anna Frutiger: 4/6/13 March 2013
Patient Story: Extreme Athlete gets a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) January 2013
Patient Story: Blood Clots and Blood Thinners (Anticoagulants) January 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November 2012
Patient Self Testing August 2012
A 19 Year Old Girl with DVT & PE Clots: Suzanne Lambregts Story July 2012
Jennifer Pollan's Story: Miscarriages, Pneumonia & Blood Clots July 2012
My DVT/May-Thurner Syndrome Story for July 2012
A Totally Healthy Person gets a PE: Pam Knell's Story July 2012
PE Patient Story: Suzanne D'Innocenzo July 2012
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) Overview (Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome) July 2012
DVT & PE: What Patients Need to Know - A Video Series on Blood Clots from July 2012
Dabigatran Demystified What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New February 2012
FDA Approves rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for DVT/PE prevention with knee and hi December 2011
Studies in Pulmonary Hypertension Now Recruiting July 2011
DVT & PE Support Groups: NATF Works to Establish a National Network June 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June 2011
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May 2011
DVT Treatment Study: The Attract Study April 2011
Warfarin Recall: 10 mg Tablets in Bottles Labeled 3 mg February 2011
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February 2011
Researchers Looking for Genes that may Increase Blood Clot Risk December 2010
SCDs Prevent DVT: Fun & Informative Video November 2010
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October 2010
FDA Approves a New Generic Low Molecular Weight Heparin as Equivalent to July 2010
Plavix & Prilosec Interaction: An FDA Alert & Questions Regarding Clinica March 2010
NATT Video Series - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Blood Clotti March 2010
VTE & IBD: Study Quantifies Risk of Venous Thromboembolism During Flares March 2010
A Patient Story: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - A Silent Killer March 2010
DVT Awareness Month: March 2010 March 2010
DVT Webinar for Patients - 1/27/2010 January 2010
FDA Alert: New USP Standards for Heparin Products Will Result in Decrease October 2009
Warfarin (Coumadin) Video from AHRQ October 2009
INR Patient Self Testing Video Demo October 2009
Video - Deadly Blood Clots: The Dangers of Venous Thromboembolism August 2009
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Video August 2009
National Alliance for Thrombosis & Thrombophilia (NATT) Organizes Stop th August 2009
FDA Approves Effient (prasugrel) to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack in An July 2009
FDA Approves Multaq (dronedarone) to Treat Heart Rhythm Disorder July 2009
ATryn Available for Patients with Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency, a R July 2009
Medicare proposes decision NOT to pay for genetic testing for warfarin (C July 2009
DVT & PE Story: 21 year old college baseball player Dominic Knight surviv July 2009
DVT Patient Story: Jackie Davis suffers chronic leg swelling due to surge July 2009
Blood Clots - DVT & PE Facts Slide Show July 2009
DVT Awareness & Screening RV Tour Dates & Locations April 2009
DVT & PE Never Events: Potential Problems Created by Medicare Decision to April 2009
Stop the Clot Forum 5/2/09 in Charlotte, NC April 2009
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of dronedarone March 2009
Help ClotCare: Complete a 5 minute survey March 2009
DVT Awareness Month: March, 2009 March 2009
Prasugrel Approved in Europe February 2009
My Story of Having a DVT/Pulmonary Embolism February 2009
Controversy Surrounds FDA Panel's Unanimous Vote to Approve New Antiplate February 2009
Spotlight on Susan C. Fagan, PharmD: Jowdy Professorship & Stroke Drug Re February 2009
Lab or POC INR Results - Which are more reliable? February 2009
DVT Awareness Benefit Concert Feb. 21, 2009 in Johnstown, PA February 2009
Stop the Clot ® Forum January 2009
Help Support ClotCare and/or Suggest Potential Sponsors December 2008
Blood Clots in the Lung (Pulmonary Embolism - PE) at 28 Years Old: Bonnie December 2008
Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Blood Clots November 2008
William E. Dager, Pharm.D., FCSHP Honored with 2008 ACCP Clinical Practic November 2008
NATT Stop the Clot Forum - Durham, NC - 11/22/08 November 2008
New ClotCare Board of Directors September 2008
DVT & PE due to hip/knee surgery: Medicare to deny reimbursement in inter September 2008
NATT Oct. 2008 Stop-the-Clot Seminars - Minneapolis & Baltimore September 2008
DVT - PE Call to Action from Acting Surgeon General September 2008
CMS Website open until Sept 1, 2008 for comments on value of genomic test August 2008
ClotCare Honored with Humanitarian Award from CHEST Foundation August 2008
Cassie Sheffield & Noah Caiden Brown: A baby taken from his mother by blo June 2008
Guide to Coumadin®/Warfarin Therapy from AHRQ June 2008
Is it Safe to Send Stable Anticoagulation Clinic Patients Back to Usual M April 2008
Contaminated Heparin - FDA & News Updates April 2008
Mickey's Story - DVT & Leukemia April 2008
Mitzi Silliman - A Life Cut Short by Pulmonary Embolism April 2008
Patient Self Testing for Atrial Fibrillation Patients - Medicare Expands April 2008
DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Awareness Month 2008 February 2008
Birth Control Patch & Blood Clot Risk: FDA Approves Update to Label on Bi February 2008
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February 2008
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis of PE Reviewed and Updated February 2008
3/1/08 - FREE Blood Clots Seminar in Raleigh-Durham, NC January 2008
Home INR Monitoring - CMS Accepting Public Comments (thru 1/19/2008) Rega January 2008
New to Warfarin (Coumadin)? Start Here for Answers January 2008
Leading authority challenges the safety and efficacy of carotid artery st November 2007
Genetics of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) - Research Study October 2007
Free Blood Clot Seminar in Salt Lake City, UT on Nov. 10, 2007 August 2007
Genetic Testing for Warfarin (Coumadin) Dosing? - Not Yet Ready for Prime July 2007
What is the association between lipoprotein a [Lp(a)] and venous thrombos July 2007
FDA Approves Robotic Arm to Help Stroke Patients Recover Use of Arms July 2007
Blood Clots & Travel: World Health Organization (WHO) Report on Travel an July 2007
INR Self Testing: Opportunity to comment on a petition to expand Medicare July 2007
Diet & Deep Vein Thrombosis - More fish, fruits, & veggies = lower DVT ri June 2007
Anticoagulation Guidelines June 2007
Is there a safe, natural alternative to warfarin (brand name Coumadin)? May 2007
5/29/07 - 5/30/07; San Francisco; DVT & A. Fib. Survey Participants Neede May 2007
FDA approves a commercially available form of Protein C for use in managi May 2007
Poor adherence as a potential source of poor anticoagulation control April 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Petition to Ban 3r March 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March 2007
Patient Education Seminar on Blood Clots & Clotting Disorders, 4/21/07, B March 2007
Patient Education Seminar on Blood Clots & Blood Clotting Disorders, 4/28 March 2007
Education & Discussion Seminar on Blood Clots & Blood Clotting Disorders, March 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Patient Story: An Interview with Mark Hackley March 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Chat Transcript March 2007
The Story of My Mom, Carol B. - A Life Cut Short by Pulmonary Embolism (P March 2007
Blood Clots - Free Patient Education Seminar at Michigan State University March 2007
Free lecture 3/29 - DVT: An Ounce of Prevention - (Words of Wisdom from a February 2007
Clotting Disorders Presentation by Stephan Moll, MD February 2007
Tell a Friend About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) February 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus Estimates are Substantially Hi February 2007
New National Performance Measures Issue Mandate to Reduce Incidence of De February 2007
DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Awareness Month: DVT Awareness by Design February 2007
Telephone Versus In-Office Anticoagulation Management January 2007
Free Seminar - Blood Clots and Blood Clotting Disorders: Key Issues in Di January 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January 2007
Where can I find a support group or meet others who have had a DVT, PE, o January 2007
After I have had my hip or knee replaced, will I need to take an antibiot January 2007
Can - or should - the blood clot(s) in my leg(s) be removed surgically? January 2007
FAQs About Warfarin (brand name Coumadin) December 2006
Roche Diagnostics Device Correction November 2006
Blood Clots Presentation by Mark Wurster, MD at NATT Seminar October 2006
Free Seminar - Blood Clots: Now What? Key Issues in Diagnosis, Treatment September 2006
Heart attack and stroke protection of aspirin blocked by Ibuprofen and si September 2006
ClotCare Editorial Board Member Henry I. Bussey, Pharm.D. Honored with Pi August 2006
Tom Bolser's DVT Story August 2006
What is the d-Dimer test? August 2006
Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) June 2006
NW Clotbusters - Ride Across America (6/21/06 to 8/8/06) June 2006
Warfarin - Cranberry Juice Interaction: Expert Finds Data Lacking June 2006
JCAHO DVT Risk Assessment Measures June 2006
A highly publicized study that air pressure and low oxygen levels on airp June 2006
Review of Blood Clots Seminar, 5/13/06 May 2006
New Guidelines to Reduce DVT Risk in Cancer Patients April 2006
DVT Awareness Month Reviewed April 2006
DVT Kickline Pictures: March 7, 2006 March 2006
David Bloom's DVT Story: An Interview with Melanie Bloom March 2006
Cedric Bills' DVT Story March 2006
March is Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month March 2006
DVT Awareness Month Activities March 2006
ClotCare Community Bulletin Board March 2006
Free Seminar on Blood Clots, March 4, 2006 in Durham, NC February 2006
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event February 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February 2006
I am taking warfarin (brand name Coumadin) for a blood clot in my leg (DV February 2006
What are graduated compression stockings, where do I get them, and how do February 2006
VTE Performance Measures Survey: Complete Before Feb. 18, 2006 at 12:01 A February 2006
My hair is falling out. Is warfarin (Coumadin) to blame? January 2006
Will the blood clot in my leg go away now that I am on medication for it? October 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October 2005
Should I be on aspirin, Plavix, or warfarin (Coumadin) after bypass surge October 2005
National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT) - A Patient Adv October 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June 2005
Bextra Pulled from Market & Warnings Added to ALL NSAIDs April 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March 2005
About DVT Awareness Month March 2005
Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Receive Greater Scrutiny in January 2005
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October 2004
News on Vioxx and Congressional Hearings October 2004
Stroke and Heart Attack: A Class Effect of COX 2 Inhibitors? October 2004
How to Get a Refund on Your Vioxx Prescription October 2004
Merck Pulls Vioxx Due to Heart Attack and Stroke Risk September 2004
Vitamin K and Warfarin: What You Should Know May 2004
Understanding the PT-INR Test January 2004
Cancer and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

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