Ep. 21: February 19, 2018 - w/ Michael Hargett

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This month on The BloodStream Podcast, we discuss how one executive director in China has creatively given hope, dignity and income to her patients, we take you through how to stay fit and healthy while traveling, and we introduce a brand new game here on the BSpod. Plus, Hannah Lutz shares her story of life with Type 3 Von Willebrand Disease and Michael Hargett- the hemophiliac who lost 280 pounds and became the first person with hemophilia to undergo a heart transplant- joins us as today’s interview guest to discuss his remarkable journey. All that and more on Episode 21 of The BloodStream Podcast!

Exclusive Sponsor: Shire

Remembering Barry Haarde: Powering Through HFA 2016

Like Segment: How to Fit in Exercise While You Travel

Share Segment: Hannah Lutz - Type Three Girl

Comment Segment: How Paper and Scissors Gave Back Dignity to Hemophilia Patients

Interview Segment: Michael Hargett’s NewHeart4Mike.com website

Community News in 60 Seconds:

Registration for NHF’s Washington Days

Registration for NHF’s Bleeding Disorders Conference

Patient Access Network Foundation Opens Hemophilia Patient Assistance Fund

Hemophilia Puts Damper on Patient’s Sex Life and Health Status, Study Reports

My Life, Our Future to be Featured in CDC Public Health Webinar

NORD Launches 7,000 Mile Rare Movement

Rebinyn Now Available for the Treatment of Hemophilia B

Sanofi, Facing Threat From Generics, Moves to Buy Hemophilia Drug Makers (Bioverativ)

Europe’s CHMP Recommends Approval of Hemlibra to Treat Hemophilia A (with Inhibitors)

Shire Granted European Union Marketing Authorization for Adynovi

Parting Shots:

#EAHAD2018 on Twitter

Other Links of Interest

Project CALLS from Hemophilia Federation of America

HTCtour.org- Stop The Bleeding’s Guided Tour of a Hemophilia Treatment Center


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