Episode 6: Diagnosed With Huntington's Disease As a Teen


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As rare as Huntington’s Disease is, even rarer is Juvenile Huntington’s Disease (JHD). What is JHD? How is it different from HD? What is it like to have JHD? Learn about JHD and hear from a caretaker of a JHD patient on this month’s HOPES Podcast! The music heard in today’s episode was found on freemusicarchive. Podcast produced by Sammy Potter and Cat Fergesen. Graphic by Kenneth Ronquillo For more information on the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.hdsa.org. To learn more about HOPES or Huntington’s Disease, visit hopes.stanford.edu/. Per Jody’s request, to learn about The Shepherd's Gift, an organization raising awareness for HD, visit http://www.theshepherdsgift.org/. Or, learn more about JHD at these links: https://hdsa.org/what-is-hd/history-and-genetics-of-huntingtons-disease/juvenile-onset-hd/ https://en.hdbuzz.net/264 https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/abs/10.2217/nmt.13.18 https://hdsa.org/find-help/community-social-support/social-workers/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3022767/

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