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Huntingtons Disease society of America - Southeast RegionHuntingtons Disease society of America - Southeast Region
HELP FOR TODAY. HOPE FOR TOMORROW The Society is a National, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington's disease and their families. To promote and support research and medical efforts to eradicate Hunti... Read more
The Society is a National, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington's disease and their families.
To promote and support research and medical efforts to eradicate Huntington's Disease.
To assist people and families affected by Huntington's Disease to cope with the problems presented by the disease.
To educate the public and health professionals about Huntington's disease.
Huntington's Disease: a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is, at present, no cure and only one FDA-approved treatment (Xenazine) for a symptom of HD. HD slowly diminishes the affected individual's ability to walk, talk and reason. Eventually, the person with HD becomes totally dependent upon others for his or her care. Huntington's Disease profoundly affects the lives of entire families -- emotionally, socially and economically.