A poem by Janet Mills
Three years ago today
As we sat in the doctor’s office
Hands clasped together
I knew before he spoke with solemn voice
“You have CADASIL.”
Three mere words
An acronym of three syllables
Altered my life and that of my husband...
It is so good to connect with others touched by CADASIL in person. I have attended three conferences/get-togethers since my diagnosis in 2009 (in 2010, 2011, and 2012), and every time I make more friends and learn more about my condition and what is being done about it in the...
CADASIL: Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Sub-Cortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy, is a rare genetic degenerative neurological syndrome that causes migraines, strokes and dementia.
I was diagnosed with CADASIL in the fall of 2009 after several years of feeling...