Global Genes Celebrates World Rare Disease Day
February 21, 2014
Global Genes Project
30 million people in the United States are living with rare diseases…many of them children…and they can go undiagnosed for years. Advances in human genome mapping is helping families get treatment faster, and Global Genes is an organization that connects families who are trying to cope. Join President and Founder Nicole Boice and Patient Ilana Jacqueline as they share their stories of hope and support.
Behind the Mystery is a special segment dedicated to revolutionizing the way the health care system works for those suffering from a rare and genetic disorder.
Behind the Mystery takes a closer look at one of the two types of Polycystic Kidney disease. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, or ADPKD, is a rare, genetic condition.
Behind the Mystery takes a closer look at Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm, a rare disease that is often misdiagnosed and affects at least 500 to 1,000 patients each year in the U.S.