Genetic Disorders

A genetic disorder is a genetic problem caused by one or more abnormalities formed in the genome. Most genetic disorders are quite rare and affect one person in every several thousands or millions. Genetic disorders may be hereditary, meaning that they are passed down from the parents' genes. To find out more about rare genetic diseases please visit the links found below.

Genetic Disease Foundation

The Foundation’s mission is to support research, education and the prevention of genetic diseases.

http://www.geneticdiseasefoundation.org/

Healthfinder.gov

Links to resources about genetic disorders

https://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/SearchContext.aspx?topic=3510&show=1 

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