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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • AAT deficiency
  • A1AT deficiency
  • AATD
  • Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
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Living With

Medical Resources

  • Alpha-1 Foundation Genetic Counseling Center. The Call Center offers information and resources to individuals, family members and medical professionals on the genetics of Alpha-1 and provides information on testing options. Contact 800-785-3177 to ask a genetic counselor questions about alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency.

Genetics Resources

Financial Resources

  • National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has Disease-Specific Assistance Programs designed to help patients with out-of-pocket costs such as monthly insurance premiums or deductibles. In addition, some programs may provide financial assistance for additional expenses related to a patient's diagnosis such as travel to see a specialist.
  • Patient Services, Inc (PSI) provides financial support and guidance for qualified patients with specific chronic diseases. PSI helps patients find solutions to the social and economic problems confronting patients with chronic conditions.
Other Names for this Disease
  • AAT deficiency
  • A1AT deficiency
  • AATD
  • Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.