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GVHD Series Part 3
GVHD of the eyes: A patient’s experience, a doctor’s perspective


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Jennifer found treatment for GVHD

If you’ve noticed changes or are having trouble with your eyes, it could be caused by graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD), chemotherapy, or radiation to the head, all of which can affect tear production or interfere with the balance of oils and moisture that keeps eyes healthy and comfortable.

Learn the warning signs of GVHD of the eyes, how one patient was successfully treated, and why she’s glad she didn’t ignore her symptoms. Do you know the warning signs? >

Health Insurance Exchanges: Five things transplant patients need to know


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What does the Affordable
Care Act mean to you and
your family?

Starting Jan. 1, 2014, Health Insurance Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will allow individuals in every state to shop for and compare health insurance plans online.

What does this mean to you?
Every transplant patient or recipient should consider the following when evaluating plan options on state health insurance exchanges: what you should know>

Our new website for patients, donors and mission supporters

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  Check out our new website, especially the patient section, that makes it easier for you to find what you need.

-Learn about life after transplant
-Find or order resources online
-Connect with peers or professionals to listen and ask questions
-Hear about others' transplant journey



Understanding the Affordable Care Act: What's new in 2013

New Resource

Living Now: For Parents

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This new issue offers age-specific strategies and tips to help parents care for their child and the rest of their family after transplant. 


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