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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2017 Annual Walk

September 16: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL

Walk Season will be here before you know it! Our Walk will be on September 16th in Lincoln Park, but the best time to create a team, join a team, or start fundraising is today! The link below will take you to the Walk website where you can make a team, join an existing one, or donate to the walk.

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News

HFA Teach Immersion Program

HFA is hosting two TEACH Immersions, including one led in English October 21st-24th, 2017 and one led in Spanish, November 4th-7th, 2017. TEACH will offer 24 men, women, moms, and dads from the bleeding disorders community, for three days of educational programming and advocacy training in Washington, DC. This training is designed to educate participants about the history of bleeding disorders and advocacy efforts, the legislative process, current policies affecting the bleeding disorders community, and tools to be a better advocate. If you want to learn more or apply, click the link below.

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BCDI Trivia Night

The Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute in Peoria, IL is having their annual trivia night on Friday, July 21st. The proceeds from this event help fund scholarships for the community as well as clinical research trials. If you are interested in attending please click the link below for more information and to RSVP.

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Advocacy Alert!

Health Care Reform continues to be debated in DC. If you are wanting to read the latest updates or find out how you can get involved please read our latest advocacy alert on this issue.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Are you starting or continuing school this coming fall? If so, we have several resources that can help fund your education. There are several scholarships specifically for the bleeding disorders community. Information about these can be found on our Scholarships page of our website. This includes our own scholarship, the Bradley Krueger Memorial Scholarship. Don't let this opportunity go to waste if you need help financing your education!

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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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