Category: Patient Resource


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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Turner Syndrome & Dental Health

Smile; October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Individuals with Turner syndrome (TS) are more susceptible to dental health problems than others. Dental problems can also slowly impact a person’s overall health. The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) believes that all patients…

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Take Control of Your Health

Turner Syndrome (TS) patients have many different  health concerns to stay on top of. From yearly bloodwork to medications and cardiac check-ups, there is a lot to balance. With all the different information out there, managing a condition like TS…

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Turner Syndrome and the Importance of Newborn Screening

Medical advancements in newborn screening have improved the early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, including Turner syndrome (TS). This screening is efficient, cost-effective, and although not frequently talked about, includes routine tests that take place prenatally or immediately after…

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My Story: Turner Syndrome and Gonadoblastoma

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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The Changing Workplace: New Opportunities for Work-Life Balance

The sudden change and isolation during the COVID pandemic pushed us into an uncomfortable and uncertain reality, one that led us to reconsider our choices and routines. The workplace changed, too, in ways that offer new opportunities for those seeking…

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How To Spread Your Butterfly Wings & Be Successful in College

Getting accepted to college is a huge accomplishment. Many students wonder if they are prepared for the challenges they might face when entering college and feel worried about managing academic and personal life. The transition from high school to college…

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Living Independently with Turner Syndrome

Turner Syndrome (TS) is a genetic condition that affects 1 in every 2,000 live female births. Individuals with TS usually have short stature, may be infertile, and may experience a variety of medical, cognitive, and psychological challenges. Given these challenges,…

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Cardiovascular Risk in TS Patients: Integrating Cardiology, Genetics, and Endocrinology

The importance of early cardiac evaluation and intervention for  those with Turner Syndrome (TS) cannot be stressed enough. In this post, we will explore a study that highlights the different cardiovascular risks for TS patients and their connection to endocrine…

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TSF’s Professional Membership for Healthcare Professionals

Ongoing, specialized medical care is essential for those with Turner Syndrome (TS). The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) offers a Professional Membership Program for healthcare professionals to network, share resources, and register themselves as TS providers in our registry. Communication is…

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