Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with no known cause and affects people in many different ways. People with Prader-Willi syndrome may:

  • Experience constant hunger, which can lead to overeating and obesity
  • Have irregular physical features such as low muscle tone and can be short in height
  • Have mild to moderate intellectual and learning delays
  • Experience delayed or incomplete puberty, which can lead to hormone problems and/or infertility
  • Have trouble sleeping

A person-centered plan is very important for people and families affected by Prader-Willi syndrome, especially since diet supervision is necessary to avoid obesity and complications. Armed with the right resources and support, you or your loved one can live your best life with Prader-Willi syndrome.

Resources and support

Local groups and programs can help you navigate Prader-Willi syndrome. Explore these resources:

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If you’re a member of Cardinal Innovations, there are services to assist you with Prader-Willi syndrome. Learn about a service type or find a provider specializing in Prader-Willi syndrome.

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