Category: Patient


What Turner Syndrome Awareness Means to Me

Turner Syndrome (TS) Awareness Month is almost here; only one-and-a-half weeks to go! A keystone of the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) mission is to raise awareness about TS, promote earlier diagnosis, and improve the lives of those with TS. We…

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MLK Day of Service: Working Toward the Dream

On January 16th, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is also designated as a national day of service (MLK National Day of Service). Dr. King’s dream was that citizens would work together for a better and more…

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My Story: Becoming My Own Advocate

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) My Story blog series highlights the experiences of individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Turner Syndrome (TS). Their stories have an incredible ability to inspire others and make a positive impact on the TS community….

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Turner Syndrome & Gastrointestinal Disorders

December 1-7 is Chron’s & Colitis Awareness Week. Given the prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders among patients with Turner syndrome (TS), increasing awareness of the symptoms and clinical indicators of autoimmune disorders is vital for proper management of TS. Early testing…

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Get Ready for Turner Syndrome Awareness Month 2023!

Turner Syndrome Awareness Month 2023 is fast approaching! The entire month of February is dedicated to increasing awareness of Turner syndrome (TS). The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF’s) Awareness Committee has put together lots of fun-filled challenges for the month. Don’t…

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A Day in the Life with Turner Syndrome: Throughout the Lifespan

With this post, we conclude our “Day in the Life” series and recall all the amazing individuals we’ve gotten to know! Canon Pham, a high school senior from California and Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) blog volunteer, came up with the…

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My Story: Finding My Own “Normal”

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF’s) My Story blog series highlights the experiences of individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Turner syndrome (TS). Their stories have an incredible ability to inspire others and make a positive impact on the TS community….

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A Day in the Life of a Senior Woman with Turner Syndrome

Today we bring you the next installment of the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF’s) Day in the Life series. In our three previous posts in the series, we have had the pleasure of hearing from Grace, Chloe, and Helen (a child,…

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My Story: the Beauty of a Strong Support System

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF’s) My Story blog series highlights the experiences of individuals, families, and caregivers impacted by Turner Syndrome (TS). Their stories have an incredible ability to inspire others and make a positive impact on the TS community….

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Diabetes and Turner Syndrome: What You Need To Know

Turner Syndrome (TS) patients can have many diagnoses besides TS. They are at significant risk of developing autoimmune diseases, such as diabetes mellitus. November is National Diabetes Month, so let’s learn about this condition–its symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. The…

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