Rare Disease Day 2023

LDSF Canada 2023 Rare Disease Day Statement

Transforming the Future of LDS “When you hear hoofbeats, don’t expect to see a zebra”. This adage was used to teach primary care professionals about looking for common conditions. But

In Memory of Justin Fratino

Justin’s eulogy, delivered by his father Salvatore (Sal) Fratino: Justin was born on March 27, 1982 at 9:32 AM and 4 hours later, he had the 1st of many more

Genetics and Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a genetic condition that affects the body’s connective tissue. As a genetic condition, it can be traced back to your genes and may be passed on

Hélène’s Story

My name is Hélène, I am 45 years old, and my husband and I have 3 children. After over 20 years of doctors telling me not to worry about having

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