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Alpha-1 Foundation

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is one of the most common serious hereditary disorders in the U.S.
  • There is no cure for Alpha-1
  • In its severe form, Alpha-1 can result in liver and/or lung disease at various stages in life
  • There may be up to 100,000 people with Alpha-1 (ZZ) in the United States
  • The Alpha-1 Foundation is the global leader in the fight against Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • CFC #11717