Taryn is delivering the Ataxia UKs medical guidelines to her GP in Sunderland for the campaign. Educating doctors is important to help this rare condition, ataxia, get recognised. Knowing about the disease can help people with symptoms to get noticed sooner… and diagnosed quicker.
The word ‘ataxia’ comes from the Greek ‘a taxis’, which means ‘without order’.
Our mission is to bring back some of the order to the lack of order
It is the term used for a group of neurodegenerative diseases that affect balance and coordination.
Using my rollator with its seat for those appropriately paced stops we hope to get out of the back lane this time. Last year the pandemic put restrictions on how I could complete the challenge.
Patient Week convenes healthcare professionals, researchers, industry, payers and patients/patient advocates in a unique setting which puts the patient front and centre of the discussions. This time around there will be panels sessions, roundtables, 1-2-1 networking and group networking sessions.
Bringing a varied selection of health news, medical news, pharma news, research news to you in relation to many aspects within the healthcare, medical healthcare & pharmaceutical landscapes.
International Ataxia Awareness Day (IAAD) is on September 25 of each year. It is a coordinated effort from individuals and Ataxia organisations around the world to help shed light on this rare disease. #IAAD
Will you be joining us in supporting #RAREsummit19 on 23 September in Cambridge. A highlight on the rare disease calendar. Being an official media partner for this event is a great honour in the name of rare disease advocacy and I cannot wait to attend the event and be a part of the day’s activities. […]