‘Break a Sweat for Fabry’ and Other Activities Mark Awareness Month

‘Break a Sweat for Fabry’ and Other Activities Mark Awareness Month

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‘Break a Sweat for Fabry’ and Other Activities Mark Awareness Month

Activities ranging from sharing educational posters to “breaking a sweat” are underway to mark Fabry Disease Awareness Month, set aside each April to call attention to this rare genetic disorder. Awareness and education are crucial to increasing the recognition, diagnosis, understanding, and management of Fabry disease, estimated to affect about 1 in every 40,000 to 60,000 males globally and, with lesser severity and greater rarity, an unknown number of women. Fabry patients lack an enzyme that breaks…

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