Trivia Night Fundraiser

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The Pavilion at Lemay

305 Gregg Road (In Jefferson Barracks Park) St. Louis, MO 63125

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Advance registration and payment is REQUIRED (Event sells out)

$200 per table of eight ($25/person, individual seats are available)

 Beer, soda and snacks provided   

Questions, contact info@gatewayhemophilia.org or call (314) 482-5973

 

first_aid_bagAn Introduction to Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia 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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