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Ambulatorio LIRH Campi Bisenzio Firenze

Free clinics

The Foundation provides free neuropsychiatric, genetic and psychological clinical care to all persons affected by or at risk of Huntington's disease and their families in Rome, Milan, Campi Bisenzio (FI), San Giovanni Rotondo (FG) and Catania, thanks to agreements forged with partner organizations in the area. We welcome, listen and provide clinical care to people. We study the disease.

For information and reservations: toll free number 800.388.330. See the list of our free clinics

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Spazio huntington: a center dedicated to the pediatric disease

The Foundation has promoted the setting up of a center dedicated to Huntington's disease in children, in collaboration with the Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù. For the first time, experienced Huntington neurologists and pediatric neurologists are working together to give hope to even the youngest children.
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Counseling and psychological support

Persons who intend to undergo the genetic test are accompanied by us in a path, through several meetings and interviews with specialized professionals. The purpose of the preliminary sessions is to ensure that the potential implications of one’s genetic state are fully understood, that the choice is made in full awareness and that persons are prepared to receive a positive result of the test.  In addition to pre-test counseling, we also provide a specific psychological support over time to patients and caregivers.

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Counseling and psychological support

Persons who intend to undergo the genetic test are accompanied by us in a path, through several meetings and interviews with specialized professionals. The purpose of the preliminary sessions is to ensure that the potential implications of one’s genetic state are fully understood, that the choice is made in full awareness and that persons are prepared to receive a positive result of the test.  In addition to pre-test counseling, we also provide a specific psychological support over time to patients and caregivers.

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Nutrition and huntington

Following an adequate nutritional style is key for everyone, but for people with Huntington's disease it is even more important:  A progressive weight loss is documented from the earliest stages and, as the disease progresses, some feeding difficulties arise. Follow our advice: download the manual on Nutrition and Huntington’s Disease.

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Manuale Alimentazione & Huntington44.3 MB 44.3 MB
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