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My Story: Moving from Pain to Purpose

As part of its monthly My Story series, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) highlights individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS) and their loved ones/caregivers. This month, it is an honor to share Bill’s story. His late wife, Jennifer, had TS and…

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Eating Healthy: Have You Eaten Your Veggies Today?

flat lay photography of vegetable salad on plate

Everywhere you turn for guidance on nutrition, you will find strong recommendations to eat more of a plant-based diet. But did you know that the many varieties of vegetables have fantastic healing properties? Eating a diet rich in vegetables (and…

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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 REGISTER…

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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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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About Fertility Preservation Treatments

Everything you need to know about fertility preservation

This post is based on the recent webinar by Dr. Oktay on “Fertility Preservation in Girls with Turner Syndrome.” It briefly highlights the importance of early diagnoses and treatment as well as the types of fertility preservation treatments individuals with…

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Health Insurance and Reimbursements FAQ’s- Accessing Growth Hormone

FAQ: Health insurance and reimbursement

This post presents important information about the types of insurances and reimbursement process for growth hormone treatment from recent webinar “Insurance & Reimbursement – A Turner Syndrome Foundation Webinar” presented by Patient Affairs Liaisons from Pfizer. What is a Patient…

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