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What happens when one’s drive to compete is derailed by the diagnosis of ITP? For eleven-year-old Katie, it meant employing those components and engaging her grit to beat ITP.

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John was diagnosed with ITP at age 17 while enlisted in the Marine Corps. His long journey required him to leave his small town in Alaska for the lower 48 to receive treatment for his ITP.

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At diagnosis in 2014, Christina was an otherwise healthy 26 year old. Her ITP story exemplies the power in becoming an informed and vocal advocate for your own care and treatment.

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Find Support Near You

PDSA offers support groups across the United States and Canada—and new groups continue to form. Get involved, get support and help others.

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Connect with Others

PDSA is a community built for you or your loved one with ITP. Find answers on our private discussion group with thousands of members.

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ITP in the News

Read the latest news about ITP—from breaking updates and survivor stories, to in-depth insights into new treatments and cutting-edge research.

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ITP Awareness

Each September we celebrate ITP Awareness Month℠! Learn how you can join the movement to support ITP Awareness Month, Sport Purple for Platelets Day℠ and many other events throughout the United States and world. Participate to elevate ITP awareness and support funding of ITP research and PDSA programs.

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