19 episodes

A podcast series sponsored by Pfizer Hemophilia where host Becky VanSant (whose daughter has hemophilia B) speaks with patients, caregivers, and friends in the hemophilia community to talk about a range of important issues.

B's in a Pod Pfizer Hemophilia

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0, 12 Ratings

A podcast series sponsored by Pfizer Hemophilia where host Becky VanSant (whose daughter has hemophilia B) speaks with patients, caregivers, and friends in the hemophilia community to talk about a range of important issues.

    Pain, Depression, and Hemophilia

    Pain, Depression, and Hemophilia

    Pfizer employee Dr. Terry Anderson stops by to talk about her research in hemophilia around pain and depression, and shares some of the findings in the recent studies to which she contributed. Becky and Dr. Anderson discuss the perception and management of pain and the role of caregivers in supporting people with hemophilia.

    • 18 min
    Events in the Hemophilia Community

    Events in the Hemophilia Community

    Guest host Matt sits down with Jill, a caregiver, and Paul and Shelby, who have hemophilia B, to talk about events in the hemophilia community. Recorded on site at The Coalition for Hemophilia B Symposium, the group discusses how their involvement in the community has evolved over the years and what they would recommend for new families who are looking to get involved at local and national events.

    • 23 min
    Using Music as a Creative Outlet

    Using Music as a Creative Outlet

    Our usual host, Becky, passes the mic to her daughter Elizabeth, a person with severe hemophilia, to guest host this episode. Elizabeth, who is studying to be a music therapist, chats with Spencer, a musician and teacher who also has severe hemophilia, about how music can make a difference in the lives of people with hemophilia. The pair talk about using music as a creative outlet, how playing instruments impacts them physically, and what they would recommend to help someone connect to music.

    • 16 min
    Going Away to College

    Going Away to College

    Matt, who has appeared on the show in the past to discuss his son’s experiences with hemophilia B, steps in as guest host in this episode to chat with Elizabeth and Josh. Elizabeth is a college senior and Josh is a young adult who has completed his degree. The trio talk about scholarships, infusing at the dorm, and what it was like to live without parents (and make their own decisions!) for the first time.

    • 31 min
    Connections Across Generations

    Connections Across Generations

    Guest hosts Wayne and Chad, 2 older community members, sit down with Rocky, age 36, to discuss intergenerational connection in the hemophilia B community. The men talk about how things have evolved over the years, whom in the community they admire, and their hopes for future generations.

    • 32 min
    Relationships and Hemophilia B

    Relationships and Hemophilia B

    Rocky and Brittany have been together just over 5 years and are recently married. In this episode, Becky chats with them about navigating a relationship as it relates to Rocky’s hemophilia B. They chat about discussing hemophilia with a potential partner, the impact of being a hemophilia spouse, how hemophilia may influence family planning, and more.

    • 31 min

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