* Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD)



Mental Illness


* Nonclassic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia 


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* Parkinson’s disease  

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

National Parkinson Foundation



UJA-Federation of New York


*Preconception Carrier Screening: Tay-Sachs and more

Places to be screened

  1. Local Doctor or Genetic Counselor
  2. Program for Jewish Genetic Health (New York Metropolitan Area)

  3. The Center for Jewish Genetics (Chicago, IL)

  4. Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  5. Victor Centers for Jewish Genetic Diseases (Philadelphia, PA; Boston, MA; Miami, FL)
  6. Emory Jewish Genetic Disease Program (Atlanta, GA)
  7. Dor Yeshorim (New York, Israel, England, Canada)  


*Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis




*Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


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