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Tee Off 4 Hemophilia Golf Tournament

Monday, September 24, 2018 

SCHEDULE:

10:00 am…Registration & Putting Contest

11:00 am…Lunch, Silent Auction & Driving Range

12:00 pm…Shotgun Start

5:00 pm..…Reception & Silent Auction

5:30 pm…..Dinner & Awards

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 10th

Location: 

625 The Legends Pkwy, Eureka, MO 63025

Questions (314) 482-5973  info@gatewayhemophilia.org

An Introduction to Bleeding Disorders

first_aid_bagHemophilia is primarily an inherited disease that does not allow blood to clot properly. There is a deficiency in the body of the necessary proteins also called clotting factors needed to stop bleeding. Hemophilia A is the deficiency of clotting factor VIII and affects about 1 in 10,000 males. Hemophilia B is the deficiency of clotting factor IX and affects about 1 in 60,000 males.

Von Willebrands is also an inherited disease that does not allow blood to clot properly. The missing factor with this disorder is von Willebrand factor and affects 1%-2% of the population. It occurs equally in both males and females.

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