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What you need to know: With your help, we can help to improve the lives of everyone with Huntington’s disease and their loved ones.
How your money helps: Goes toward research to find a cure, raise HD awareness, and helps HD communities and their families.
What the heck is HD: Huntington’s disease is a FATAL genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure.
HD Prevalence: HD is known as a family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of carrying the faulty gene. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America supports: •54 volunteer led Chapters & Affiliates •41 Centers of Excellence •65 Social Workers •160 Support Groups
To learn more about Huntington’s disease and the work of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.hdsa.org or call 1-800-345-HDSA.
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