BDASC

Clinical Study and New Website to Focus on von Willebrand Disease and Pregnancy

The onset of childbirth and the postpartum period are times when women with von Willebrand disease (VWD) are at an increased risk for excessive bleeding, exposing them to further, and in some instances, serious complications. While there exist therapies with VWD-specific indications, it is not uncommon for these patients to still experience excessive bleeding while receiving treatment. These scenarios are challenging as there is sparce clinical data and a subsequent lack of clear guidance on the optimal management of bleeding in these particular settings. 

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The National Hemophilia Foundation defines bleeding disorders as a group of disorders that share the inability to form a proper blood clot. They are characterized by extended bleeding after injury, surgery, trauma or menstruation.

 

We have many programs, educational opportunities, and events to help individuals and their families connect to the South Carolina bleeding disorders community. BDASC also provides networking and support services.

 

 

Advocacy is a key component of our mission at BDASC. It is also important to those affected by bleeding disorders in assuring health care needs are being met especially when living with a rare and chronic, lifelong disorder.

 

 

The Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina (BDASC) welcomes you to register with our non-profit organization allowing us to keep you informed while providing programs and services to you and your family. Become a member today and join our community focused and patient driven organization.

 

Serving the bleeding disorders community!

The News Infusion

Published quarterly by Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina as an informational service for its members, friends, and affiliations of South Carolina’s bleeding disorder community. The News Infusion provides communication connections, education, and advocacy awareness. READ >>


Upcoming Community Connections 
MARCH 1-2 NHF Washington Days

Join us in Washington for virtual meetings with your US Senators and Representatives. Registration is now open and we need YOUR voice to help secure access to care and treatment. Register today!

March 8-9 Advocacy Days

Join the community in Columbia for our state legislative days and make your voice heard!

March 25-27 Women’s Conference

Join us for our first women’s conference intended for women who are diagnosed with bleeding disorders, carriers of genetic bleeding disorders, or caretakers of a loved one with a bleeding disorder; Hemophilia, Von Willebrand Disease, Rare Bleeding Disorders, and Platelet Deficiencies.

First join us for our Ladies Night Out on February 19th!

World Hemophilia Day Celebration

Gather together with us in Greenville as we celebrate World Hemophilia Day on April 15th!


Fundraisers and Support Groups
2022 Red Tie Campaign – Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

Join us in raising awareness and funds in honor of the National Bleeding Disorders Awareness month. Check out WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED and visit our campaign page below!

STEP For Bleeding Disorders 9th Annual 5K Walk / Fundraiser

Start gathering your family and friends and walk with us at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia!

new and young families support

Join our young families or those new to the bleeding disorders community for some fun and educational support group activities. Stay connected through community empowerment!

Men’s Support Group Activities

Stay connected to the men in South Carolina and beyond our boarders as we provide networking support and so much more! Live gathering in Greenville!

February 26, at 4:30pm 

Board and Brush Creative Studios


Upcoming Virtual Events & Meetings
Next Event Coming Soon!
Join us on February 10th

Speaker James Whitmire, BDASC Board Member and partner of Integrity Tax Bookkeeping and Tax Consulting in Columbia will share his knowledge on “what we need to consider with our taxes” as we come into tax season 2022! Please join us for a gathering of the Men of South Carolina associated with Bleeding Disorders to network, connect, and share your experiences of support.

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How can we help?

BDASC, formerly Hemophilia of South Carolina, was founded in 1973 by a group of parents interested in promoting awareness, providing group support, and assisting other national hemophilia organizations. The organization for 42 years existed as all-volunteer; providing programs and education, support, and advocacy for access to care at the state’s capitol. Today, BDASC serves all 46 counties in the state, currently providing education and support services to over 1000 individual members and their families now in 39 counties. BDASC provides the most current information and education in topics related to bleeding disorders, treatment therapies, insurance, and advocacy. BDASC relies on a strong volunteer base of it’s board of directors and members. Without our volunteers, we could not serve our mission.

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We Care About Your Mental Health!

Mental health care matters. It is important to maintain our mental health as well as we maintain our physical health. Learn about some resources and tools from National Bleeding Disorder Organizations, National Mental Health Organizations, as well as some South Carolina focused groups to help support your mental well-being.

We Support advancing Research For revolutionizing treatments and health care 

We rely on the Support from our community

There are many ways you can make in a difference in the lives of those affected by bleeding disorders. 

volunteers are our lifeline to the future

let us help you find a home in our organization!

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LEARNING TO BECOME RESILIENT IN 2021

WE LEARNED A LOT IN 2021 ABOUT BEING RESILIENT AND CONTINUING OUR MISSION EVEN IN THE MOST CHALLENGING OF TIMES. 

The opening session of the Inaugural 2021 Bleeding Disorders Medical Conference, April 23-24, 2021 provided a quick overview of Hemophilia of South Carolina, now known as Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina, who they are, what they do, the advocacy work within the organization, and the impact of living with a bleeding disorder.