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Articles relating to TS and medical diagnosis or conditions, or important healthcare information.

Turner Syndrome & Dental Health

Subscribe to our blog October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and it is time to shine a spotlight on the importance of a healthy smile. The basics of oral health are universally taught as brushing twice a day and flossing every day. These recommendations are easy to follow, and unwanted complications can arise when they

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Turner Syndrome and the Importance of Newborn Screening

Subscribe to our blog 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 birth. Since September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month, we will take

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Electronic Health Records Enhance Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

Subscribe to our blog The Importance of Early Diagnosis Early diagnosis is crucial because it helps: give growth hormone and/or hormone replacement therapies enough time to improve the health and height of patients with TS; and make potentially lifesaving medical interventions for heart, kidney, and other health challenges possible, keeping them from developing into dangerous

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Fertility Preservation in Turner Syndrome

Subscribe to our blog 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 will discuss the process of fertility, how to test for infertility,

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Thyroid Disorders in TS: The Definitive Guide

Subscribe to our blog 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 information in this post is educational. It does not replace medical advice from

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