There are typical costs associated with having a disease, such as equipment and prescription drugs, but the costs are much higher for patients with rare diseases. Managing Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) can place a significant financial burden on families and add up rapidly. The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases, is currently offering a program to families or individuals diagnosed with CGD and in need of financial support when faced with limited resources to pay for unexpected or emergency expenses. To learn more about this program, click here.
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