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How Half-Life of Factor Really Works

by Andy Matthews with Dr. Mike Wang Bleeds were very common, in the 1970’s when I grew up.  The reason for that was that most people did not have access to factor, and many did not have the capability to use factor or Cryoprecipitate at home.  However, even today, there are many reasons why adult […]

Get ready for the next play…..Baseball – A good Life Lesson

Fourteen year old Michael Schnitker is a boy on a mission, a boy with plenty of determination.  He is a boy who loves baseball, and doesn’t let his hemophilia keep him from playing the sport that he loves.   He does remember a time when he really wanted to play football, but soon learned that baseball […]

Reflections on My knee replacement

Recently one of our sweetaffliction.com readers posted a comment on David Simmons’ knee replacement article. It seems our reader Greg did not have as positive an experience with his knee replacement as David Simmons did. Well unfortunately neither did I. We are not trying to persuade anyone needing a knee replacement not to get one […]