Who gets von Willebrand disease?
Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common bleeding disorder, occurring in approximately 1% of the world’s population, including as many as 3 million people in the US alone. It’s a hereditary disease and occurs in women and men in equal numbers.1-3
BeyondtheBleed.com explores questions you may have about VWD, how it’s diagnosed and treated and things you should know about living well. You can also engage with the site to download helpful tools, take some informative polls and find all sorts of links to help you engage with others in the VWD community.
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