Category Archives: Interesting facts

Facts about Blood types

There are many fascinating facts about blood that most people are unaware of. In my opinion, most people know that their blood helps them to exist and they may not give it another thought. Everyone has a different blood type … Continue reading

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Facts about Anemia

There are many different reasons why you dontate blood and why blood is needed.  One of the main reasons people donate blood is to help others as well as helping out their community.   Even though you may feel healthy and … Continue reading

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Putting a Face on Blood Donation

Donated blood is used in a multitude of ways. Patients ranging from those with cancer and leukemia, to burn victims and organ transplants all are in need of donated blood. Each situation requires different amounts and types of blood. Leukemia, … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Donating Blood

If you’ve never donated blood before, it can be intimidating. Knowing what to expect can alleviate those fears. The first, and least intimidating, step is to eat a meal consisting of good proteins and have plenty of water the day … Continue reading

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History of Blood Donation

In the modern world of fast technology and information at your fingertips, people take blood donation for granted. Although the first blood transfusion took place almost two centuries ago, in 1818, it was followed by many failures. The failures were … Continue reading

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Did you know……

Did you know that females receive 53% of blood transfused and that males receive 47%?  Another interesting fact and another reason to consider donating blood.

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