As a parent of a child with hemophilia A, it is important for you to be aware of what you can do to help your child as he or she moves through his or her life stages.
As a teenager with hemophilia A, you face a number of difficult and ongoing medical challenges as you mature and strive for independence while learning to manage your health. It is important for you to be aware of the things that will help you begin to live independently and manage your own bleeding disorder.
Going to College
Going off to college is an exciting time of life. However, you are leaving the safety net of living with your parents and as you become more independent, you will also be responsible for your own health and safety.
As we age, we're at greater risk of developing other conditions. These conditions should be managed appropriately as they can impact your overall quality of life.
Here is a summary of some key issues faced by older people living with hemophilia A. Some are directly related to the hemophilia A and its management, and others are related to aging in general.