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Newly Diagnosed?

Were you or a family member just diagnosed with a bleeding disorder?

We can help! We can provide information on bleeding disorders, medical services, Hemophilia treatment centers and Hemotologists, medical products and treatments. We can also connect you with other families and persons with bleeding disorders.

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About BDAI

The Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois (BDAI) supports families affected by inherited bleeding disorders such as Hemophilia and von Willebrand disease by providing its members with the unbiased medical information and resources that allow them to live a healthy and active lifestyle. This neutral information is especially important for families seeking answers and support soon after the initial diagnosis.

BDAI also fosters a welcoming community for families to meet, interact and share information and advice. Through education and support, BDAI helps its members advocate on their own behalf with public and private insurance providers, medical services and government agencies, while representing the bleeding community in the world at large.

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CSL Behring's Gettin' in the Game - Junior National Championship

July 24: 12:00PM - 12:00PM

Phoenix, AZ

"Gettin’ in the Game" was developed by CSL Behring to help children with bleeding disorders exercise, play sports, learn more about their disease, and share their experiences with others facing similar challenges. The program includes local events where children and their families can get sports tips from our national Gettin’ in the Game athletes and meet other children with bleeding disorders. Only two kids from the ages of 7-18 will be selected from our chapter, and they can choose to play golf, baseball, or swimming. They must be affected with a bleeding disorder to qualify.

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News

Congrats to our Walk Kickoff Winners!

Congratulations to Team Can2 (Team Captain Mayra Cantu), Chris & Johnny's Crew (Team Captain Genny Moore), Yesterday Today Tomorrow Forever (Team Captain Mildred Rueda) and the Hispanic Bleeding Disorders Alliance (Team Captain Veronica Ruiz) for winning our Walk Kickoff Team Registration Raffle! And thank you to every team and team captain that participated in this event. We are pleased to announce it has been a huge success with more teams, individuals, and community donations raised by this time than ever before in our Walk's history! Every dollar donated to the Walk gets poured right back into our community through the educational programs, Camp Warren Jyrch, financial assistance, scholarships, and more that BDAI does every day. Thank you for your support so far, and be on the lookout for tips and strategies to help with fundraising to come soon!

And a special thank you to Novo Nordisk and Sanofi Genzyme for sponsoring our Walk Kickoff Program!

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70th Anniversary

This year BDAI is celebrating our 70th year as an organization. Join us in honoring this milestone by attending the Open House on May 10th.

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GenerationIX Mentorship Program

The Coalition for Hemphilia B and Aptevo are offering a Mentor-ship Program with availability for teens and mentors. This program is an opportunity for teens with hemophilia to learn how to lead rock star lives, and it gives them a space to learn outside of the classroom.

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Camp Warren Jyrch Applications!

Registration for Camp Warren Jyrch 2019 is now available! Camp will take place August 4th-10th at Camp Benson in Mount Carroll, IL. Campers and Staff, click on the link below and get your applications in now to save your spot!

¡Y también, las aplicaciones están en español!

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BDAI does not endorse any specific product or service, and cannot be responsible for the website content of links to sites other than the bdai.org.

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BDAI would like to thank the Hemophilia Alliance Foundation for providing the grant to make our new website possible.


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