Huntington’s disease discussed

Huntington Society of Canada is hosting an information forum on Sunday, May 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Black Knight Inn.

Huntington Society of Canada is hosting an information forum on Sunday, May 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Black Knight Inn.

A panel of professionals will talk about the disease, genetics, the latest studies, share personal stories and discuss the services available at resource centres in Edmonton and Calgary.

The panel will include Dr. Wayne Martin, of Edmonton, clinical research nurse Pam King, of Edmonton, and outreach genetic nurse Janis Bell, of Red Deer. The session will also allow families affected by the disease to meet and build connections.

For more information, contact Sally Vincent at the Edmonton centre at 1-780-434-3229 or Karl Lottes at the Calgary centre at 1-403-532-0609.

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