Mild hemophilia A
Synonyms: Mild congenital F8 deficiency | Mild congenital factor VIII deficiency
A mild form of hemophilia A characterized by a small deficiency of factor VIII (biological activity between 5 and 40 IU/dL) leading to abnormal bleeding as a result of minor injuries or following surgery or tooth extraction. Spontaneous hemorrhages do not occur. Patients may be also labeled as having mild hemophilia A if they have a FVIII >40 IU/dL and a DNA change in the F8 gene and one of the following: (i) a family member with the same DNA change and FVIII of <40 IU/dL and the DNA change is found in <1% of the population; and (ii) the international databases list the DNA change as being associated with hemophilia A and <40 IU/dL FVIII. The condition may affect males and female carriers of disease-causing mutations.
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National Hemophilia Foundation
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is dedicated to finding cures for inheritable blood disorders and to addressing and preventing the complications of these disorders through research, education, and advocacy enabling people and families to thrive.
CHES Foundation, Inc
The mission of the CHES Foundation, Inc began with Comprehensive Health Education Services in 2009 to provide nSpiration through Education to families and individuals with chronic conditions such as rare bleeding disorders. We create educational experiences that encompass all aspects of individuals lives from medical treatments, social emotional health and family support to create a community.
New York City Hemophilia Chapter
NYCHC’s mission is to foster a sense of community amongst people affected by bleeding disorders in the greater NYC area, and to improve their health outcomes and quality of life
OPFORD.org (Open Platform for Rare Diseases) was conceived as a digital and online resource centre for orphan diseases with a primary focus of serving patients and caregivers by connecting them to curated resources regarding symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment. We have expanded our services to health counselling and guidance for patients and caregivers to prevent possible complications.
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center of Nevada
The Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center of Nevada (HTCNV) is Nevada's only federally designated hemophilia treatment center (HTC). We provide care for benign inherited blood disorders specifically bleeding disorders, thrombotic disorders and sickle cell disease. Our mission is to provide access to compassion evidence based quality care to all patients in Nevada regardless of their ability to pay.
Hemophilia Council of California
The Hemophilia Council of California has a vision for open access to quality innovative care and choice of treatment for all people with bleeding disorders. We accomplish this by advancing the quality of life for bleeding with bleeding disorders through advocacy, education and outreach in collaboration with our founding member organizations.
Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
“Improving the quality of life and building community for those living with inherited bleeding disorders in Southern California.”
Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois
The Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois exists to improve the quality of life for the inherited bleeding disorders community by supporting individuals and their families with unbiased information and resources which allows them to live healthy and active lives.
National Center of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Treatment of patients with blood diseases,scientific-research works
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
Care-for-Rare America Inc
To establish a global alliance in order to identify the genetic causes of rare diseases and develop effective treatments, following a three-stage approach: recognize, understand, cure.
Center for Chronic Illness
The Center for Chronic Illness (CCI) promotes well-being and decreases isolation for those impacted by ongoing health challenges through support and education.
TO INCLUDE, INFORM AND INSPIRE people around the globe through the joy of skating, reflecting the compassion, respect and innovation that make ours the world’s premier inclusive organisation. Inclusive Skating is dedicated to the advancement of public participation in sport and the promotion of equality and diversity. Our primary objective is the development and implementation of programming which fosters the inclusion of skaters with any form of impairment or disability. Our ethos of inclusion extends to skaters of all ages and backgrounds; we welcome all with open arms. Values of empathy, integrity and empowerment are central to the pursuit of these goals. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the community, camaraderie, self-fulfilment, achievement, challenge, and thrill that participation in skating sports offers. We work to create these opportunities by offering activities, educational resources, events, training, and championships for our community.
Rare Disease Ghana Initiative
To improve the wellbeing and quality of life of persons living with undiagnosed and rare diseases in Ghana
Our Odyssey Inc.
Connecting young adults impacted by a rare or chronic condition with social and emotional support in the hope of improving their quality of life.
Jamal’s Helping Hands
Jamal's Helping Hands provides services for patients affected by rare disease and their families. With a vision to become a premier resource and national leader in education, outreach, advocacy, and support to individuals affected by rare disease. JHH enhances the quality of its clients lives by providing an array of services to make the experience of rare disease easier.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), founded in 1996, is the nation’s leading direct patient services organization whose mission is to safeguard patients with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating diseases through effective mediation of issues related to access to care and preservation of financial stability. Patients must be seeking help with any of the following needs related to their diagnosis: • Accessing prescribed healthcare, including understanding their healthcare benefits • Issues related to their health insurance benefits, including denials of care, out-of-pocket costs, network issues, and insurance options • Financial concerns, including cost-of-living expenses and medical expenses • Practical needs, including transportation and nutritional needs • Assistance with filing an application for disability Since its inception, PAF has provided direct, sustained patient assistance to more than 1.7 million patients and touched many more through its website and outreach events. Amongst the more common issues that patients and caregivers call PAF for help with include the inability to afford transportation expenses, inability to afford rent/mortgage, inability to afford their co-pay for medications, and inability to afford utilities and resulting shut-off notices. PAF serves patients with numerous health conditions, the majority of which have some form of cancer. Non-cancer diagnoses included rare diseases, chronic and debilitating conditions, nervous system conditions, cardiovascular conditions and vascular disease, autoimmune diseases, and diabetes. PAF solicits and receives donations to its programs from a multitude of sources including government agencies, non-profit organizations and for-profit organizations in the healthcare sector, including pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. Patient Advocate Foundation also has several distinct programs targeting specific populations with an emphasis on the underserved.
Botswana Organisation for rare Diseases
advocate for Rare disease patients and their families
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