For Patients

For Patients

Symptoms, risk factors and prevention of blood clots

DVT and PE symptoms, causes and prevention

What do I need to know about blood clots?

What you need to know about blood clots from different perspectives:  if you have never had a clot,  have experienced a clot, are taking contraceptives, are considering hormone replacement therapy or have cancer.

Links to resources

Links to educational resources by topic

DVT and PE Webinar Video Series:  What Patients Need to Know

A series of patient education videos

Education BlogClot Connect Blog

Answers to common questions, news of the latest research relating to diagnosis and treatment--coordinated by Dr. Stephan Moll, a hematologist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill whose clinical focus is thrombosis and thrombophilia. 


Greater participation in clinical trials means faster answers to research questions, which can lead to better diagnosis and treatment options for persons affected by blood clots and clotting disorders.  In our Research section, learn more about  clinical research trials near you.


Patient education handout materials for download.

Get Involved

Tips on how to get involved to increase awareness of blood clots and clotting disorders.

Discussion Board and Support Forum

A discussion forum for patients, family and friends to connect and share information, experiences and find support.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to questions frequently asked by patients.