May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Month in Massachusetts

Diana Cleaveland has been a very proactive member of the Ehlers-Danlos community.

Cleaveland“For the third year in a row, May has been named Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Month in Massachusetts, thanks to the efforts of a Newburyport woman.

Diana Cleaveland, who was diagnosed in 2010, has made it her mission to raise awareness of the genetic condition.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of incurable disorders that affect connective tissues in the body, according to the National Institutes for Health. Approximately 1 in 5,000 people is born with one of the six major types of EDS.

Cleaveland is part of the Ehlers-Danlos New England/MA Support Group, which has more than 500 members.”

She is also a member of the EDS Awareness team and has made many contributions to this program.

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