Educational Staff and Students Wear Orange for PWS Awareness Month
1. How many people have Prader-Willi syndrome?
It is estimated that one in 12,000 to 15,000 people has PWS. Although considered a “rare” disorder, PWS is one of the most common conditions seen in genetic clinics and is the most common genetic cause of obesity that has been identified to date.
2. Where is Prader-Willi syndrome found?
PWS is found in people of both sexes and in all races worldwide.
*Information gathered from the PWSAUA Website.