Education Tools - Genetics

von Willebrand Disease - Tools for Health-care Providers and Patients

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 to 2% of Americans are affected by von Willebrand Disease (VWD), the most common hereditary bleeding disorder.  For women, it takes an average of 16 years to receive a diagnosis.  The following tools for health-care providers and patients help to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of VWD.

AANP von Willebrand Disease Resources

The following resources were developed by an NP advisory group convened by AANP with funding from CSL Behring.

External von Willebrand Disease Resources

The following websites include information for patients with VWD and health-care providers.  Inclusion of links does not imply AANP endorsement.