After getting diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (or DVT -- a blood clot), my doctor put me on an anticoagulant medication. It treats dangerous blood clots and prevents new ones from forming. When I left ...
Patrice Jones lives with the prothrombin gene and is a multiple DVT and pulmonary embolism survivor. A health and fitness professional since 2009, she enjoys reading, nature, weightlifting, cooking, and spending time with her 15-year-old son. Jones participates with organizations like the National Blood Clot Alliance to raise awareness of DVT. Follow her story on Instagram.
Caroline Kelly was first diagnosed with DVT 2007. She has had two recurrences since then and has been on blood thinners for the past 10 years. She is passionate about print modeling and fashion shows and enjoys playing soccer and watching basketball.