Welcome - Alstrom Syndrome Community

What is Alstrom Syndrome ?

Alström Syndrome is a Ciliopathy, it causes childhood blindness, hearing loss, dilated cardiomyopathy, obesity, type two diabetes, kidney failure and many associated problems.

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Latest Member Stories

What is wrong with me?

by ElinFiona published 1 day ago
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Have you ever felt a vacuum moving through your arms and legs, like your inner skin are ripped off? This happened to me January 2016. It was extrem...

Two Alstrom Children un-diagnosed for 15 & 18 years respectively

by kayparkinson published 3 months ago
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Looking at the photo today and knowing the horrors my children faced in later life because of not being diagnosed -is sad- but also empowering to h...

Partners and Patient Groups

RareConnect is a patient-led initiative. Patient organisations partner with EURORDIS, itself an international patient organisation, to create communities and provide moderators from within their network. The following patient groups are official partners of this community.