Monday, February 29, 2016

Leap Year 2016 and Rare Disease Day Too....

Today is February 29, which makes this year a LEAP YEAR,

BUT

Today is also Rare Disease Awareness Day!!


Every four years we celebrate a Leap Year. Interested in some Leap Year facts? Enjoy your extra day!



What makes a disease rare? A disease or disorder is considered rare in the United States if fewer than 200,000 individuals at any given time have a particular disease or disorder. Here is more information on Rare Diseases. Our family is affected by many health issues but I would like to bring awareness to one particular disorder and that is, FPIES




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