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Autoimmune Disorders: Questions and Answers

Find out information on the types, treatments, and the role of family connections in autoimmune diseases.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

Commercial and Non-Profit Organizations offering Expanded Newborn Screening Tests

The organizations listed here charge a fee for additional screening that may not be offered in your state. NNSGRC provides the following websites for information only, and does not imply endorsement of any particular company.

Review Date: November 01, 2011

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center

Jewish Genetic Diseases Screening Brochure- (PDF)

Ideally, both members of a couple should be screened prior to starting a family, or as soon as you learn of your pregnancy, to allow all available options to be considered. Testing is available for each of the 17 diseases included in the Ashkenazi Jewish screening panel.

Review Date: October 18, 2011

Mount Sinai Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases

KS&A Library: X and Y Chromosome Variations

Find links to published articles and information related to X and Y Chromosome Variations.

Review Date: September 22, 2011

KS&A (Knowledge, Support, and Action)

Prader-Willi Syndrome Support

Call 1-800-926-4797 for information and support for families after the initial diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic cause of life-threatening obesity in children.

Review Date: January 29, 2012

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association - USA

State Map Page: Newborn Screening

Every newborn in the U.S. receives a newborn screening test. Select the state initials on the map or the state name in the table below for newborn screening information in your state.

Review Date: November 01, 2011

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center

Tips for Those With an Undiagnosed Condition

Can’t find answers for an undiagnosed condition? The following information may help navigate through the process of trying to obtain a diagnosis.

Review Date: July 13, 2011

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center