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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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My Story: A Fighting Spirit

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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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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May: a Time for Celebrations and Nurturing

Spring is a time for renewals and celebrations. Mother’s Day, graduations, weddings, and other events remind us of the importance of nurturing in our lives. Mother’s Day, in particular, can be a difficult time for people with Turner syndrome (TS)….

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Turner Syndrome and Celiac Disease

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Those with Turner Syndrome (TS) are at increased risk for celiac disease. As with TS, Increased awareness is critically important, so that patients, their caregivers, and medical professionals are aware of the symptoms, diagnosis,…

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How Vision Problems Can Affect Your Life

Individuals with Turner syndrome (TS) are more susceptible to vision problems than the general population. Vision challenges can affect almost every part of a person’s life. Since May is Healthy Vision Month, let’s look at some common vision issues and…

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