Be Ready to Raise MdDS Awareness on Rare Disease Day

To help you, we set up a store on Zazzle. From tees to mugs, there are many items to raise awareness of MdDS – and you can customize them all! The purpose of the store is to raise awareness and help people who are battling Mal de Débarquement Syndrome, and those who have no idea of their […]

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Perfect for JAM. Perfect for You.

Newly available, this bangle bracelet is perfect for raising awareness during June Awareness Month (JAM) or any time. The charm says, “Stop the Rock” and features an awareness ribbon in silver and blue, the colors for neurological diseases and disorders like MdDS. Feel free to change the charm’s blue background to your favorite color, and […]

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JAM. Spread it!

Did you know that June is our Awareness Month? Well, now you do and we’d like you to join us this JAM. MdDS Foundation informational brochures are a great way to spread the word and educate others about MdDS. To receive free brochures, send an email with your complete mailing address and quantity needed to […]

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Raise Your Voice: #RareDiseaseDay 2016 is Coming

By definition, a rare disease affects a small segment of the population, yet combined the 7,000 known rare diseases affect 30 million people — that’s 1 in 10 of us. Many Americans do not realize how common rare diseases are and that our community has tremendous unmet medical needs. On February 29, join together to raise your […]

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Looking Back at 2014, Ahead to 2015, and a Call for Volunteers!

The MdDS Foundation sincerely thanks all the supporters and volunteers that helped make this a successful year. Without you, these accomplishments would not be possible. Please take a few minutes to read these highlights. Top Media Moments During the Rare Disease Day TweetChat with NORD and ABC, 3,212 tweets were sent with a potential exposure of 28.2 million. Joy Sheerer appeared with Dr. […]

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MdDS: an Infographic and letter to share

Dear Friends and Family, I am living with a rare condition with an interesting name, Mal de Débarquement Syndrome (MdDS). What is that you ask? Mal de Débarquement Syndrome or Disembark­ment Syndrome is a neurological disorder that most often develops following an ocean cruise. Less often, a perceived sense of motion follows air, train, or auto […]

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