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Choosing a Health Insurance Plan

Choosing a health insurance plan

In this post, we will discuss some tips on how to choose a health insurance plan based on a recent webinar presented by Pfizer and hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF). Particularly, we will focus on considerations to think…

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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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My 2021 Word of the Year: Health

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. In this article, she shares the meaning behind her “word of the year.” Health –…

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Adult Care Guidelines for Individuals with Turner Syndrome

adult care guidelines

In this post, we will share adult care guidelines for patients with Turner Syndrome (TS). We aim to provide a general overview of suggested physician visits, tests, and monitoring to ensure prevention of potential health concerns. Note: The information in…

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Pediatric Care Guidelines for Turner Syndrome

pediatric care guidelines

In this post, we will share care guidelines for pediatric patients with Turner syndrome (TS). We aim to provide a general breakdown of suggested physician visits and tests to expect to ensure early monitoring and prevention of potential health concerns….

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Common Doctors for Individuals with Turner Syndrome

common doctors for TS

Turner syndrome (TS) is a complex disorder, and a variety of specialized healthcare providers are involved in its management depending on individual needs. Although finding the right provider is a challenge of its own, remember that we are here to…

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How to Find a Turner Syndrome Specialist

finding a doctor

Do you or a loved one have health challenges due to Turner Syndrome? Struggling with finding the doctors you need in order to stay healthy? This article will help you learn how to find doctors that can help you with…

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Exercise for a Great Cause!

the benefits of exercise

This article talks about the benefits of exercising, particularly walking, and how you can exercise for a great cause! Read below to learn more and sign up for the Turner Syndrome Foundation‘s (TSF) Take a Step for Turner Syndrome event….

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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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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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