When people have von Willebrand disease, their blood doesn't clot properly. Cuts and wounds can't scab over as well and they might bleed longer than normal. Find out more about von Willebrand disease in this article for teens.
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A cool bracelet for people with Von Willebrands disease; I have Von Willebrands; I bleed therefore I am. What is von Willebrand Disease? Von Willebrand Disease is a bleeding disorder caused by a defect or deficiency of a blood clotting protein, called von Willebrand Factor. The disease is estimated to occur in 1% to 2% of the population. Von Willebrand Factor is a protein critical to the initial stages of blood clotting.
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