What-Is-Prader-Willi-Syndrome-cover-2.jpgWhat 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.