Category: Patient Resource


Turner Syndrome & Verbal Skills: a Good-news Story!

We often hear a lot about the challenges of Turner syndrome (TS), which vary from patient to patient. But let’s make sure to look at the positives, too! One of those for individuals with TS is having above-average verbal skills….

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Turner Syndrome & Family History/Heredity

After a child receives a diagnosis of Turner Syndrome (TS), parents and caregivers are likely to have many questions regarding their child’s health and future. One common question is whether or not TS is hereditary or somehow preventable. While there…

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My Story: From Pregnancy Loss to Cast-iron Endurance

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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Managing a Chronic Condition as a Young Adult

Managing a chronic condition like Turner syndrome (TS) can be challenging, especially as a young adult transitioning from pediatric to adult care. Let’s talk about taking control of your condition, developing a support system, and advocating for your own healthcare….

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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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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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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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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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