Kennedy's Disease Association

A Public Benefit, Non-Profit Organization

"Back in the late 1990s, I felt alone. I had just been diagnosed with Kennedy's Disease. I came across the KDA and attended a Saturday chat. What an eye opener! There were two dozen others on the chat that were going through what I was experiencing."

 

Kennedy’s Disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy) is an adult-onset “X” linked inherited disease with symptoms usually beginning to appear between the ages of 30 and 50.

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The Kennedy’s Disease Association has worked to educate others about this lesser-known disease and to support clinical research efforts.

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It takes an enormous amount of money to fund research…more than any of us can afford alone, but together, we are capable of great accomplishments.

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It is passed on from generation to generation in families worldwide. Males generally inherit the disease symptoms and females are the carriers.

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Events

2017 KDA Conference, November 8-10 at the Holiday Inn in Old Town, Alexandria, VA

Register Now! For information, click here. To Register, click here.


  •  3rd Annual Ed Montie 5K Race to Cure Kennedy's Disease. Sunday, September 17, 2017. Lincoln Park, MI 

    Register Now or to Donate to help us find a cure. click here. 

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  •  7th Annual KD Golf Scramble. Saturday, September 30, 2017. Magnolia, TX

    Register Now or to Donate to help us find a cure, click here.

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