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Fertility Preservation in Turner Syndrome

test for infertility, AMH, fertility hormones

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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Balancing Emotional Wellness

balancing emotional wellbeing

From time to time, we all need a little support to maintain emotional wellness. After months of sheltering in place, we must find balance in managing health and emotional wellness as we begin anew. WEBINAR TOPIC Balancing Emotional Wellness DATE…

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Children’s Spotlight: Wave a Flag for TS

Chidrens Flag Day

June 14 is National Flag Day! Flags can be seen waving on front lawns, in hand during parades, and waving high above federal buildings. This gave us an idea! We thought of creating a Children’s Spotlight, a family-friendly activity for children…

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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

Event Gallery

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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Environmentally Friendly Ways To Promote TS Awareness & Fundraise

You can help members of the Turner Syndrome (TS) community and protect the environment at the same time. Learn more about environmentally friendly ways to promote TS awareness and how to support the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF), while also doing…

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My Story: Never Stop Fighting

As part of its monthly My Story series, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) highlights individuals affected by Turner Syndrome (TS). Meet Kym, a TSF volunteer from NJ who will never stop fighting for increased awareness and earlier diagnosis. Note: Everyone’s journey…

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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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How to Set Goals to Overcome Challenges

How to Set Goals to Overcome Challenges

Do you or a loved one have challenges due to having health conditions like TS? Have you ever struggled with overcoming your challenges or setting goals? This article will help you learn what goals are, a certain goal-based system that…

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Celebrating TS Moms

Celebrating TS Moms

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, so we want to feature some of the amazing moms within the Turner Syndrome community. Thank you to all of the amazing moms who support the TS community!

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