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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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The Changing Workplace: New Opportunities for Work-Life Balance

The sudden change and isolation during the COVID pandemic pushed us into an uncomfortable and uncertain reality, one that led us to reconsider our choices and routines. The workplace changed, too, in ways that offer new opportunities for those seeking…

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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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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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Social Skills and Relationships in Turner Syndrome: a Study

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One of the main goals of the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is to educate medical professionals and institutions on important research that can help patients with Turner Syndrome  (TS). In this post, we summarize the research paper “Social Skills and…

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