Jennifer and Cade

Jennifer’s son Cade was diagnosed with vEDS (Vascular Ehlers Danlos Syndrome) at 14 years old as an incidental finding following exome sequencing for autism. Jennifer had not heard of vEDS prior to the call from the genetic counselor, but had previously had Cade evaluated for Marfan Syndrome (for which he tested negative).

Cade is now 16 years old and recently got to meet others his age at the Marfan Annual Conference earlier this month.

Learn more about the vEDS Natural History study here: https://www.vedscollaborative.org/news

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