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DVT Diaries

DVT Diaries

Have you or someone you know experienced a DVT? You’re not alone. Certain people may be at a higher risk for DVT; however, it can occur in almost anyone — a friend, family member, patient or colleague.

Click on the link below to view a collection of personal accounts of experiences with deep-vein thrombosis or DVT. Some of the authors are well-known figures; others are people just like you. Their diverse backgrounds and experiences prove that DVT can strike almost anyone at any age and because of any of a number of risk factors.

Foreword: By Melanie Bloom
Chapter 1: Winning Against Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chapter 2: From High-Energy to Hospitalized in Less Than a Week
Chapter 3: My Husband Didn't Have to Die
Chapter 4: I Wasn't Too Young to Get DVT
Chapter 5: DVT Awareness Needs to Catch Up With Breast Cancer Awareness

Are you or a loved one at risk for DVT blood clots?

Key DVT Statistics

Did you know that up to 2 million Americans are affected annually by DVT?