Did You Know There is an ITP Conference?

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I have stolen all of this information straight from the ITP CONFERENCE 2014 Homepage.  If you are interested in reading more, please check them out now…

July 11-13 – Manhattan Beach, California

PDSA will present the 14th annual update on immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) for patients, caregivers, and the medical community July 11-13 at the Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel in Manhattan Beach, California, just 3 miles south of LAX Airport and 2 miles from the beach.  This year’s conference will provide an excellent opportunity to meet patients and doctors who support the PDSA and want to learn more. With the overwhelming success of last year’s meeting in Washington, D.C., we anticipate a great turnout of patients, family members and medical professionals as we head to the west coast.


Our three-day program will feature renowned authors, researchers, and clinicians, all with a strong interest in helping ITP patients improve their health. Once again, many of the PDSA Medical Advisors will present programs at the conference. You don’t want to miss out on this tremendous opportunity to hear and talk with these world-renowned ITP clinicians and researchers. Each year the conference provides opportunities to hear the latest information about ITP, meet others who are coping with ITP, and receive answers to your questions.  A highlight to this weekend will be a patient mixer on Friday evening and a special family-oriented party Saturday evening. PDSA realizes how important it is to offer patients and families a respite from dealing with a chronic illness while bringing a little joy and laughter into their lives.  In addition to the educational programs and social events, we will have programs for children and teens, our Kid’s Kamp, and an early morning gentle exercise program to start the day off right!

To reserve your place, or to find out more details follow this link.   

by Meg

Meghan Brewster is a writer and blogger. She is an ITP patient and launched ITP&Me in 2011. She is a coffee lover and a try hard dancer. @meghan_brewster

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