What Is Prader-Willi Syndrome?
Prader-Willi syndrome is the number-one genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity. It affects approximately 1 in 15,000 people—males and females equally, from all races and ethnicities.
Getting the facts is an important first step in showing support for people dealing with PWS. By downloading this one-page fact sheet, you'll get a quick overview of:
- What causes PWS
- Common symptoms, including hyperphagia, or continuous, extreme hunger
- Research into treatments that offer hope for the future
- How you can help!
To get the fact sheet, just fill out the form at right.