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Eating Healthy: Have You Eaten Your Veggies Today?

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Everywhere you turn for guidance on nutrition, you will find strong recommendations to eat more of a plant-based diet. But did you know that the many varieties of vegetables have fantastic healing properties? Eating a diet rich in vegetables (and…

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Fertility Preservation in Turner Syndrome

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In this post, we’ll review some of the information shared during the webinar “Fertility Preservation in Girls with Turner Syndrome” hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation, featuring guest speaker Dr. Kutluk Oktay–an OB/GYN physician and professor at Yale University. We…

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Turner Syndrome and Celiac Disease

The month of May has been dedicated to Celiac Disease Awareness. Increased awareness of both Turner Syndrome (TS) and celiac disease is critically important. Celiac disease is more prevalent in those with TS, so it is vital that patients, their…

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Exercise and Young People with Turner Syndrome

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This post summarizes an article by Dr. Thalia Thompson, et al. titled “A Mixed-Methods Study of Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Turner Syndrome.” It explores how Turner Syndrome (TS) affects young people’s ability to exercise, given…

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Thyroid Disorders in TS: The Definitive Guide

This post is based on the recent webinar by Dr. Schweiger on “Thyroid Disorders in Turner Syndrome.” It briefly highlights the two common thyroid-related autoimmune conditions, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, that greatly affect the Turner Syndrome community—hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Note: The…

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Estrogen Replacement Therapy Overview

Estrogen Replacement Therapy Overview

Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT) is an important treatment for adolescents and women with Turner Syndrome (TS). The below overview is provided by Lournaris Torres-Santiago, MD and Nelly Mauras, MD, from Nemours Children’s Health System in Jacksonville, FL. Note: The information…

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Estrogen Replacement Therapy FAQ

Estrogen Replacement Therapy FAQ

Estrogen Replacement Therapy is a common treatment for patients with Turner Syndrome. In this post, find the answers to some frequently asked questions about ERT. Thank you to Lournaris Torres-Santiago, MD and Nelly Mauras, MD of Nemours Children’s Health System,…

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Professional Membership- Join a Network of Care

Professional Membership

We are excited to invite medical professionals of all backgrounds to join our Professional Membership! In this post, learn what the Membership is, who can join, the benefits, and how to join. What is Professional Membership? Professional Membership is a…

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Sports and Other Activities for Children with Turner Syndrome

Sports Tips for Children with TS

This post highlights important tips for children with Turner Syndrome (TS) interested in sports and other activities. This information is based on a recent webinar on the Cognitive Impact of TS, hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) and presented…

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Adult Care Guidelines for Individuals with Turner Syndrome

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In this post, we will share adult care guidelines for patients with Turner Syndrome (TS). We aim to provide a general overview of suggested physician visits, tests, and monitoring to ensure prevention of potential health concerns. Note: The information in…

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