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Rare Disease Day



Today is International Rare Disease Day, the goal is to provide widespread recognition of rare diseases as a global health challenge.  Even though each rare disease affects a small number of people, combined together, rare diseases affect 30 million Americans, almost 1 in 10.  The diseases and symptoms are different, but the suffering is the same.

I love an opportunity to share these awareness days, because the attention and understanding about rare and invisible diseases is lacking.

I am asking all of you, just for today, think about someone you may know who has one of these rare diseases, and send them an email.  Shoot them a hello on Facebook.  Something to let them know someone is thinking of them today.

If you want to learn or read more about Rare Disease Day, visit their website here





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