Category: Awareness

Global PWS Registry Shares Data on Living Situations for Individuals Affected by PWS

Announcement from PWS Global Registry: See infographic with visual data below. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As individuals with PWS grow up into young adulthood and age into mid-life years, some continue to live with parents or other family, while others reside in group home or supported living situations. Here, we focus on data from the Global PWS Registry...

Harold J.P. van Bosse, MD FAAOS, Joins Orthopedics Team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO

PWSA | USA has been informed that Harold J.P. van Bosse, MD FAAOS, joined the Orthopedics team at SSM Health/Saint Louis University/Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO. "I look forward to continuing my work with patients and families of children with Prader-Willi syndrome," said Dr. van Bosse. If you are interested in scheduling...

Self-Care for Caregivers

Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit, too.  November is recognized as National Family Caregiver Month....

Recognizing Sleep-Related Symptoms of PWS

World Narcolepsy Day is recognized each year on September 22nd. Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition that impairs the brain’s ability to regulate the sleep-wake cycle. It affects about one in 2,000 people. Continued research suggests that children and adults with PWS experience sleep disorders including chronic insomnia and narcolepsy with cataplexy to a greater...

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