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August 31, 2015

TOPIC: Featured News

Miss Connecticut Talks to NORD about Rare Diseases, the Miss America Pageant, and Voting for America’s Choice

Posted by Jennifer Huron

Miss Connecticut Colleen WardNext month, millions of Americans will tune in to watch the Miss America Pageant, airing live on ABC on September 13, 2015, from Atlantic City, New Jersey.  We were excited to speak with Miss Connecticut Colleen Ward, who will represent the State of Connecticut, where NORD’s headquarters… Read More

August 31, 2015

TOPIC: Sticky Posts for Homepage, Sticky Posts for Patients and Families

NTM Info & Research Inc.

Posted by Christina Jensen
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NTM Info & Research Inc.’s mission is to save and improve lives through research, education, early detection, and improved treatments for people with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease.

1.)   What does it mean to you personally to be a patient organization serving the rare community?

Our work means building awareness in the medical community, driving research forward and helping patients who face… Read More

August 26, 2015

TOPIC: Patient Stories

Giving Spotlight: Paula Mann Honors Son, Garrett, with Donation to NORD

Posted by Jennifer Huron

 “I really appreciate all that NORD does for those living and managing their lives with rare disorders.” -Paula Mann

Paula Mann is a mother of a boy, Garrett, born in 2008 with Mitochondrial Disease, a rare disease that can be present at birth or… Read More

August 24, 2015

TOPIC: Sticky Posts for Patients and Families

Autoinflammatory Alliance

Posted by Christina Jensen
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The Autoinflammatory Alliance is a non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to promoting awareness, proper diagnosis and treatment, and improved care for people with autoinflammatory diseases. The Autoinflammatory Alliance is celebrating its first ever awareness month! Raise more awareness by using the hashtaghs #autoinflammatoryaugust for the rest of this month!

1.) What does it mean to you personally to be a patient organization serving… Read More

August 24, 2015

TOPIC: Medical, Patient Stories, Press Releases, Sticky Posts for Clinicians and Researchers, Sticky Posts for Homepage

New Video from NORD Promotes Awareness of Rare Movement Disorder Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension

Posted by Jennifer Huron
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A new video released today by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) fills a gap in health care by educating patients and doctors about a rare medical condition known as Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension (nOH), and how to improve patient outcomes.

“Living with a rare condition like nOH affects every part of your daily life,” says Mary Dunkle, Vice President of… Read More