EGL Genetics Blog

MPS 1: The Honest Truth About My Disorder

Posted by Danyella Davis on Dec 1, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Thank you to this month's "My Beautiful CHILD" guest blogger, Erica, for sharing her diagnostic journey as an adult living with mucopolysaccharidosis type 1 (MPS 1).

Anyone living with a genetic, complex diagnosis knows the earlier the diagnosis, the better. At 21-years-old, I was diagnosed with MPS 1, a rare lysosomal storage disorder and a diagnosis most receive at age ten. I know all too well what a late diagnosis often means and how rapidly life changes.

 

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Topics: Genetic disorder, MPS 1

 

 

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