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Defining Key Terms in Discussing Turner Syndrome

Turner syndrome definitions

Medical information can be confusing, and defining key terms in discussing Turner Syndrome (TS) is important. In this post, we aim to provide definitions of some general medical terms and some specifically associated with TS. General Medical Terms Amniocentesis: procedure…

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My Story: Living with an Autoimmune Disease and Other Medical Issues

This post is part of the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) monthly blog post series My Story, which highlights the varied experiences of individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS) and their families. Coping with TS can be challenging, but dealing with an…

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Is Growth Hormone Therapy Right for Your Child?

is growth hormone therapy right for your child?

In a recent webinar, Dr. Mary Gwyn Roper discussed Growth Hormone Therapy (GHT) in patients who have Turner Syndrome. Read below to learn some things she shared that might help you decide whether Growth Hormone Therapy (GHT) is right for…

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Autoimmune Diseases Common in Turner Syndrome

autoimmune diseases common in turner syndrome

In this post, we will discuss some of the autoimmune diseases commonly associated with Turner Syndrome (TS), including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, diabetes, and celiac disease. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of these conditions below. Note: The information…

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Let’s Take a Step for Turner Syndrome

Virtual Walk Run Turner syndrome

During these difficult times, the Turner Syndrome Foundation knows that it has been challenging to stay active for many people. That’s why we are excited to announce our first-ever virtual run/walk! It is the perfect opportunity to get active while…

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Finding Your “Something”

blog series with Katie Steedly curling

Written by Katie Steedly Curling, PhD, writer, and guest blogger for the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF). Katie writes monthly about her experiences living with Turner Syndrome (TS). In this article, she reflects on finding her “something”–a cause that speaks to her…

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My Story: My Daughter Is Not Defined by Turner Syndrome

This post is part of the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) monthly blog post series My Story, which highlights the varied experiences of individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS) and their families. Below is an account by Toyin, mother of Gbemisola, a…

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Autoimmunity and Immune Dysregulation in Turner Syndrome Webinar: 5 Takeaways

5 facts about autoimmunity in Turner syndrome

This post presents five interesting facts about Turner Syndrome (TS) and autoimmunity from the recent “Autoimmunity and Immune Dysregulation in Turner Syndrome” webinar, presented by Dr. Roopa Kanakatti Shankar. Dr. Shankar is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The George…

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Lessons Learned as Parents of a Girl with Turner Syndrome

lessons learned as parents

Having a child with Turner Syndrome (TS) can be challenging. Amy and Chris are the parents of Avary, a wonderful, now four-year-old girl who has TS. They hare long-time advocates for TS awareness, having navigated the stages of diagnosis, finding…

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Autoimmune Diseases and Turner Syndrome: a Brief Overview

This post provides a general overview of autoimmune diseases associated with Turner Syndrome (TS). Note: This post is solely intended to inform and educate readers. It should not be considered medical advice and is not a substitute for recommendations or…

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