This Page is a quick guide to the posts I have published on ITP. Effectively it is a contents list for anyone who wants to glance through the blog and find things of interest (rather than read through it like a book from first post to last post, or just read the most recent posts). Posts are listed under three headings (some posts will cover more than one topic and so will appear under more than one heading):
This page will be updated every time a new post on ITP goes live.
Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)
A new word Thrombocytopenia rears its head. Another trip to A&E.
Numbers How our lives are ruled by numbers
Numbers 2 Platelet levels and other numbers
ICE, paper and blood Another ‘blood draw’ aka blood test.
Is it a blip or a trend? Platelet numbers unexpectedly improve so it’s Plan C.
What if . . . ? Finding a suitable Medic-Alert bracelet and Plan B for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)
50 Not Out Comparing the prostate cancer diagnosis with ITP diagnosis
You look well Differing perceptions and how I was thrown when people added ‘better than when I last saw you’.
Not 50 but 52 Platelet levels continue to rise and a connection with Antarctica.
Animal health and blood numbers How do you count platelets?
Farewell 2016 Brief reflections
Platelet mysteries My latest platelet numbers (and a Radio 4 discussion on prostate cancer).
Big data and little data – elections and platelets – the latest platelet figures.
Flushes, Antigens and Platelets – hot flushes and progress on the PSA front.
My three legged stool – glycated haemoglobin level returning to normal
My platelets are better than yours – my latest numbers & the weakest go first.
Those darn platelets – Numbers drop again
Do they really mean that (5) and platelets – platelets holding their own . . .
Is there a trend? Latest platelet count showing a steady upward trend
My three-legged stool 18 months on – platelets nearly normal
Mildly Radioactive (Again) – platelets normal