Tabby’s diagnosis should have not taken 14 years

Posted March 11, 2021

Tabby wears a pink dance costume and holds a ballet pose

My daughter Tabby was finally diagnosed with hypermobile EDS (hEDS) in 2018. Over the years we saw around eight different doctors for her pain, injuries, stomach problems, and other issues. Finally, a foot doctor mentioned EDS which led to her diagnosis of hEDS!

It should not have taken fourteen years for a diagnosis.

“Tabby, with the help of KidAcademy Learning Center of Mount Laurel, NJ, raised a total of $45 to help raise awareness and support The Ehlers-Danlos Society on its mission. We sold zebra hair bands during May Awareness Month to raise awareness!” Rachel


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