Kennedy's Disease Association

A Public Benefit, Non-Profit Organization

"I had just been diagnosed with Kennedy's Disease and had no idea what it was or what to expect. The KDA maintains an excellent website that explains the disease. I found details on symptoms, the cause, and exercises I could do to maintain my strength."

 

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.

read more

 

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

read more

 

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.

read more

 

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

read more

 
 
DonateNowbuttonpng


Whatsnew-button

Updateyourcontactinformationbutton

WaystofindaCbutton

 

button join-the-kda-today

Home

It knows no boundaries

 

Every few days a baby is born with this defect

Baby Boy

 

It is passed on from generation to generation in families worldwide. Males generally inherit the disease symptoms and females are the carriers. The defect is in the ‘X’ Chromosome that makes testosterone almost a poison to his body.

Click-here

For Freqently Asked Questions on Kennedy's Disease

 

Click-here

For DNA Test information

 

Click-hereFor Genetic Counseling Information

 

Working together to find a cure . . .  for our generation . . . and for our children and our grandchildren