Ask Nurse Lynn

Do you have a non-emergency medical question about Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)? Do you have a non-urgent medical question that keeps coming up, but you forget to ask every time you’re at the doctor? Perhaps your question applies to numerous families who will benefit from hearing the answer.

Now you can “Ask Nurse Lynn”, PWSA | USA’s very own PWS Nurse. 

Lynn Garrick, MSN, RN, is the mother of 5 children, including her youngest son, who has PWS. In addition to her work with PWSA | USA, she has been the Nurse and Program Director with AME Community Services, Inc., a residential provider serving adults and children with Prader-Willi syndrome, since 2007. She is also a board member of IPWSO, their professional providers and caregivers board, and the Minnesota PWS chapter. PWSA | USA has been a significant resource since the birth of her son, and she is honored to help the community through her personal and professional knowledge.

How it works

Please submit your non-emergency medical questions to the form below or email questions to with the subject line Attn: Ask Nurse Lynn. We will then send your question to Nurse Lynn. Lynn’s response will be posted anonymously on our social media platforms, as well as sent to you via email. Please keep questions appropriate for an all-ages social media audience.

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