- CureHD Foundation -
Dedicated to funding a cure for Huntington's Disease.


Robert Bishop
Introduction
HD family tree
Why I do this
Family photos

What is HD?
Definition
The HD secret
How many have HD
The cruelest illness

The HD nightmare
My experience
Other experiences

HD research
Hope for a cure
North America

How can I help?
Make a donation
Contact the media
Ask legislators...

News & events
Articles & stories
I need your help

Contact info
CureHD Foundation
CureHD sponsors
HD web sites
Other info

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How many individuals suffer from HD?
In the United States there are approximately 40,000 individuals infected with HD. In addition, there are approximately 160,000 individuals who have tested positive for the HD gene and are pre-symptomatic or who have not been tested for the HD gene and are "at risk" from an infected parent.

It's unclear how many individuals are infected or at-risk outside the United States. Unfortunately, it is clear that this disease is found world-wide. HD originated in Europe but was first diagnosed in the United States.