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How To Communicate Effectively

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The importance of communication has increased during the pandemic, The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) presents this article to discuss effective communication and the barriers to it, communication in different situations, communication for social change (like TS awareness!), and resources to…

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How To Open a Conversation About Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

One of the most challenging aspects of Turner Syndrome (TS) is knowing when and how to approach the TS diagnosis conversation. Whether you are a parent/caregiver or patient, read on to learn more about when and how to have this…

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Why are wills important?

The Pandemic and Leaving a Legacy Ever since the pandemic started, people across all ages have thought more about their body’s ability to fall fatally ill to chronic conditions like diabetes and diseases like COVID-19. As a result, this has…

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My Story: A Tribute to Wendy Coates

In this post, we pay tribute to Wendy Coates (August 1956 – May 2021). Wendy was a woman with Turner Syndrome (TS) and fierce advocate for others with TS and the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) mission. She leaves a strong…

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Stress Free Health Care

The Importance of Stress Free Health Care Did you remember to take your medicine today? Did you attend your doctor’s appointment? Maintaining good health practices is a frequent topic of discussion in society. From talking about certain diets such as…

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Turner Syndrome and Diabetes

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Diabetes is a condition that affects a large percentage of individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS). It has received even more attention due to the pandemic, as there is now a growing focus on staying healthy to help strengthen our immune…

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How to Live Courageously With Type 2 Diabetes: Webinar

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Confronting T2 Diabetes in Turner Syndrome Did you know that the Turner Syndrome community is at a heightened risk for developing type II diabetes? Sugary drinks and other sweet treats lovingly doled out to children may not have been the…

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My Story: What I’ve Learned as an Angel Mommy

Chelsea Patterson is a make-up artist and blogger from Michigan. Since losing her unborn baby, Noa, to Turner Syndrome (TS)-related complications, she has been on a mission to spread awareness of TS and support other angel mommies. Below is the…

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Turner Syndrome and Fertility: Act Early!

While infertility is one of the primary symptoms of Turner Syndrome (TS), fertility treatments can help some patients, primarily those with mosaic TS. In this post, we summarize and discuss the article “Importance of early and precise ascertainment of mosaic…

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Connection Between Turner Syndrome and Math Skills

Is it true that all individuals  with Turner Syndrome (TS) are weaker in math than their peers? According to the many TS patients the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) interacts with, they can definitely experience challenges. But, there are many exceptions…

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