Living Well With a Bleeding Disorder

September 20, 2012
Contact: News Office (415) 502-6397

The UCSF Hemophilia Treatment Center is sponsoring a free symposium about "Living Well With a Bleeding Disorder" on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St., San Francisco.

The symposium is free and open to the public. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and includes breakfast and lunch as well as parking.

Participants will learn about strategies to maintain a healthy life including bone health, cardiovascular health, fitness and exercise, and weight loss, and will be asked to complete a pre- and post-test. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Symposium Schedule

The symposium agenda is:

  • 8:30 — 9 a.m.: Check in, continental breakfast and pre-test
  • 9 — 9:15 a.m.: Opening remarks by Dr. Andrew Leavitt
  • 9:15 — 10:45 a.m.: Permanent Weight Loss Strategies
  • 10:45 — 11 a.m.: Break
  • 11 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.: Fitness and Exercise
  • 1:30 — 3:30 p.m.: Healthy Aging With a Bleeding Disorder
  • 3:30 — 4 p.m.: Closing remarks and complete post-test


To attend, please RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19 by contacting Neda Mijatovic at (415) 476-4170 or by email.

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