Category: Parent/Caregiver


How Vision Problems Can Affect Your Life

Individuals with Turner syndrome (TS) are more susceptible to vision problems than the general population. Vision challenges can affect almost every part of a person’s life. Since May is Healthy Vision Month, let’s look at some common vision issues and…

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Social Skills and Relationships in Turner Syndrome: a Study

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One of the main goals of the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is to educate medical professionals and institutions on important research that can help patients with Turner Syndrome  (TS). In this post, we summarize the research paper “Social Skills and…

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Safe & Effective Hormone Therapy for Turner Syndrome Patients

The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is a strong advocate for early diagnosis. Diagnosing Turner Syndrome (TS) early is critical, in part, because it allows for timely and effective growth hormone therapy (GHT) treatment for TS patients. Read below about one…

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Student Volunteers Make a Difference, Too!

We often talk about the importance of “making a difference.” This can sound intimidating, especially for young people, but the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) provides many ways for advocates of all ages to make a difference for Turner Syndrome (TS)….

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My Story 2022: A Look Ahead

As we wrap up Turner Syndrome (TS) Awareness Month, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) would like to honor those who are living with or affected by TS. One way we do this is by sharing their stories in our monthly…

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Turner Syndrome Awareness Month 2022

February is Turner Syndrome Awareness Month

February is Turner Syndrome (TS) Awareness Month, a time to focus on spreading the word and supporting the TS community. The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) advocates for this unique cause that affects thousands of individuals and families this month and…

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The Healthy Impact of Being Helpful

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As children, we often learn to treat people the way we would want to be treated, or how being helpful is important because it benefits the world around us. But what if helping our community not only benefits the world and…

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Our Powerful Turner Syndrome Stories

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) My Story project produced several amazing testimonials in 2021. From motivational to inspirational to incredibly moving, these stories are important for the Turner Syndrome (TS) community to feel connected and supported. See snippets of 2021’s…

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Deep Learning Could Lead to Earlier Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is committed to making earlier diagnosis a reality. Early diagnosis means that TS patients and their caregivers can better prepare for any related…

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Gene Analysis Helps Identify Causes of Turner Syndrome

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) spreads awareness of this chromosomal condition. With increased awareness, researchers will have the knowledge to develop new perspectives about TS. As a result,…

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