Resources

POMC Deficiency Obesity
Information on POMC Deficiency on the National Institutes of Health website: Proopiomelanocortin Deficiency.
LEPR Deficiency Obesity
Information on LEPR Deficiency on the National Institutes of Health website: Leptin Receptor Deficiency.
Prader-Willi Syndrome

Foundation for Prader-Willi Research

The mission of FPWR is to eliminate the challenges of Prader-Willi syndrome through the advancement of research.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

PWSA provides support for individuals, families, professionals, and organizations and serves as a resource for education and information about Prader-Willi syndrome.

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