World Thrombosis Day 2019 Twitter Chat
Blood Clots 101: Signs, Symptoms and Who’s at Risk
Athletes Share Stories
Blood clots don’t discriminate – it doesn’t matter if you are one of the world’s top athletes, you can still be at risk of blood clots.
Join World Thrombosis Day for the sixth annual #ClotChat on Wednesday, October 9, to learn more about the basics of blood clots and the signs, symptoms and who is at risk.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
10:00 a.m. (U.S. EST)
Topic: Blood Clots 101: Signs, Symptoms and Who’s at Risk (Athletes Share Stories)
Q1: What is thrombosis and why is it important to know about this condition?
Q2: What is venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Q3: What are the top risk factors for VTE?
Q4: Why are so many active people, such as athletes, being diagnosed with blood clots?
Q5: What are the signs and symptoms of a blood clot? What do people need to know today?
World Thrombosis Day 2019 Twitter Chat Lineup:
Ali Krieger - FIFA World Cup Champion / US Women's Soccer Player / Blood Clot Survivor @AliKrieger
Andrew Gwynne, UK Member of Parliament @GwynneMP
Social media is a great way to connect with WTD and participating communities around the world. Now, more than ever, we can cross borders and oceans to maintain an active conversation about thrombosis as an urgent, growing health problem.
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