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Sara A. Wyen, manager of communications and health marketing, National Blood Clot Alliance, Columbus, OH.

Marc A. Passman, MD, professor of surgery and director, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Vein Program and UAB Vein Center; board-certified specialist, vascular surgery; member, Society for Vascular Surgery; past president, American Venous Forum, Birmingham, AL.

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Circulation: “A Patient’s Guide to Recovery After Deep Vein Thrombosis or Pulmonary Embolism.”

North American Thrombosis Forum: “Support Groups.”

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American Academy of Family Physicians/FamilyDoctor.org: “Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor Appointment.”

CDC: “What is Venous Thromboembolism?”

North American Thrombosis Forum: “Preventing, Managing, and Thriving With Thrombosis.”

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