Newly Diagnosed

If you are new to your diagnosis, overwhelmed, in a panic, or don’t know where to start...

You are not alone! We are here to walk you through it all and to support you. Follow these simple steps.

Speak one-on-one

Our information resource center specialists provide personalized answers to your questions about assistance and disease information. Call (800) 955-4572 or visit

Learn about your diagnosis

Information at is accurate and up-to-date. Also, take a few minutes to go through Each New Day, a booklet that may help in addressing your initial concerns. It also includes a list of questions to bring to your healthcare provider and specialists.

Get matched

The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program can match you with a patient or caregiver who has been through a similar diagnosis and experience,

Get connected locally

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