This fall Hemophilia Federation of America kicked off Your Journey to Healthier Joints with six member organizations fielding teams of up to 10 men with bleeding disorders to participate in an eight-week activity challenge.

The challenge was part of HFA鈥檚 cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote joint health in men with bleeding disorders. Throughout the challenge, the participants worked as a team to motivate each other to reach the team goal of achieving the highest step count by late December.

Teams representing Asociaci贸n Puertorrique帽a de Hemofilia (Puerto Rico), Hemophilia Association of New York, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, Hemophilia Foundation of Oregon, Northern Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, and Oklahoma Hemophilia Foundation, worked to improve their joint health, while competing to represent their member organization and present the secrets of their success at the 2020 Symposium.

Read the Stories of the Best of You: Your Journey to Healthier Joints Participants:

Meet Tim

Meet John聽

Meet Orlando

Meet Eduardo

Meet Kevin

Meet Matthew

Challenge Results:


This work is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number, NU27DD001151-05, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 聽Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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