Walk For The Huntington Disease Cure!Join Fancy Scrubs on June 2nd for the local 5th annual Rhode Island Affiliate walk-a-thon. This beautiful 3 mile walk is along the Narragansett Bay in Colt State Park. Or contribute to our fundraising page and collect pledges from family, friends, and others and help us get closer to a cure to Huntington's disease. If you are local please enjoy a fun day with refreshments, raffle, music, and children's entertainment with us.
There is no known cure for this disease that in the United States, about 1 in every 30,000 people has Huntington's disease. The disease is a brain disorder that affects a person's ability to think, talk, and move. Some people may lose 25% of their brain cells before they die from this uncurable disease. Huntington's disease is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. Everyone who inherits the faulty gene will eventually get the disease. A parent with a mutation in the HD gene has a 50/50 chance of passing on the disease to their children.
Symptoms May include:
So join us June 2nd to help raise money to fight this disease
or donate here to the cause.
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