• Resource Guide for Chromosomal Abnormalities

    RESOURCES

    Address:4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 404Washington, DC 20008

    Phone:1-610-872-7608

    Internet address: http://www.geneticalliance.org/

    Description of services provided:The Genetic Alliance offers information on genetic disorders and the impact of the diagnosis on individuals and families. From the main page, you can search conditions, organizations, and resources.

    RESOURCES

    Address:11 Keats CourtCoto de Caza, CA 92679

    Phone:1-888-999-9428

    Internet address: http://www.genetic.org/

    Description of services provided:This website provides support services, a newsletter, and information about Klinefelter syndrome and other sex chromosome variations.

    RESOURCES

    Address:1275 Mamaroneck AvenueWhite Plains, NY 10605

    Internet address: http://www.marchofdimes.com/

    Description of services provided:The March of Dimes provides information on pregnancy and birth defects and gives referrals.

    RESOURCES

    Address:666 Broadway, 8th floorNew York NY, 10012

    Phone:1-800-221-4602

    Internet address: http://www.ndss.org/

    Description of services provided:The National Down Syndrome Society provides information on genetic disorders and listings of genetic counseling services.

    RESOURCES

    Address:233 Canterbury DriveWallingford, PA 19086

    Phone:1-800-336-GENE1-202-966-5557

    Internet address: http://www.nsgc.org/

    Description of services provided:On the National Society of Genetic Counselors website, you can learn more about genetic disorders and find a list of genetic counseling services.

    RESOURCES

    Address:2982 South Union St.Rochester NY, 14624

    Phone:1-800-716-7638

    Internet address: http://www.trisomy.org/

    Description of services provided:This nonprofit volunteer organization is a network of families and professionals who are dedicated to offering support to those affected by Trisomy 18, 13, and related chromosomal disorders. You'll find a resource center with fact sheets, a bookstore, membership information, and upcoming events.

    RESOURCES

    Address:231 W. Park Ave.Sellersville, PA 18960

    Phone:1-215-453-2117

    Internet address: http://www.triplo-x.org

    Description of services provided:Triple X Syndrome provides articles, prenatal diagnosis information, and contacts for those affected by this condition.

    RESOURCES

    Address:14450 T.C. JesterHouston TX, 77014

    Phone:1-800-365-9944

    Internet address: http://www.turnersyndrome.org/

    Description of services provided:The Turner Syndrome Society creates awareness, promotes research, and provides support for all those affected by this condition.

    RESOURCES

    Address:P.O. Box 268Lakewood CA, 90714

    Phone:1-888-970-0777

    Internet address: http://www.fivepminus.org

    Description of services provided:This society encourages and facilitates communication among families affected by 5p syndrome by raising awareness and providing information.

    RESOURCES

    Address:5700 Midnight Pass Rd., Suite 6Sarasota FL 34242

    Phone:1-800-926-4797

    Internet address: http://www.pwsausa.org

    Description of services provided:The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association provides information on this condition, as well as resources, support services, links, and publications.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
  • Join WellZones today.

    Make a Change For LifeLearn more

    Wellmont LiveWell is creating a new tradition of wellness in the mountains by providing individuals with tools and encouragement to live healthier lifestyles.

  • HeartSHAPE Spotlight

    HeartSHAPE® Test Learn more

    Fight heart disease early and prevent heart attacks with HeartSHAPE® - a painless, non-invasive test that takes pictures of your heart to scan for early-stage coronary disease.

  • Calories and Energy Needs

    Calorie NeedsLearn more

    How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.

  • Ideal Body Weight

    Ideal Body WeightLearn more

    Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.

  • Body Mass Index

    Body Mass IndexLearn more

    This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.


  • Can we help answer your questions?

    Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.