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What are Bleeding Disorders?
Bleeding disorders are...
A group of inherited conditions that result when the blood does not clot properly due to a missing or defective protein or cell in one’s blood. Individuals affected by bleeding disorders may experience easy bruising, prolonged nosebleeds, heavy menstrual bleeding, and prolonged and spontaneous bleeding into joints, muscles, and organs. Prolonged bleeding may also occur following surgery or injury.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
HFM was founded in 1956 and is the only nonprofit serving the bleeding disorders community in Michigan. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all affected by hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, other coagulation disorders, and related complications including HIV/AIDS and hepatitis.
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This year, the Unite Walk will be our biggest celebration yet, and we want YOU there! Camp Bold Eagle (CBE) is celebrating its 50thanniversary. Let’s …
Grab your ‘buddy’ and save the date for HFM’s annual teen retreat, Bleeder and a Buddy. Teens and non-affected friends will spend the weekend at Camp Roger, traveling on Saturday to support the HFM community at our annual west side walk, Unite for Bleeding Disorders Grand Rapids.
Join us on the west side for our annual walk for bleeding disorders! A registration fee provides a unique venue, light breakfast, event t-shirt, FUNdraising …