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Huntington’s Disease Society of America



Address

505 Eighth Avenue
Suite 902
New York, NY 10018 USA

Phone

2122421968

Fax

2122393430

800 Number

8003454372

Email Address

hdsainfo@hdsa.org

Description

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is a national, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington's disease and to finding a cure for this disease. Huntington's disease is an inherited degenerative brain disorder characterized by irregular, involuntary movements; abnormal gait; slurred speech; and progressive disorientation and loss of intellectual function (dementia). Currently consisting of 40,000 members and 32 chapters across the United States, the society supports medical research into the causes and treatment of Huntington's disease, maintains a national network of services and referrals to assist affected individuals and families and offers a variety of materials through its brochures, newsletters, reports, audiovisual aids, and directory.

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