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35-year-old Algebra Teacher
Living with Gaucher
Committed to treatment since high school
Committed to treatment
Julia is a 35 year old algebra teacher and a mother living with Gaucher. Diagnosed with Gaucher disease in high school, she’s now been receiving treatment for more than half her life, but thanks to consistent therapy, she rarely thinks about her Gaucher disease anymore.
“My disease does not control my life.”
Treatment made all the difference
I loved school as a kid, but missed a lot because of bone pain. Read story>>
Fits treatment into her busy life
Managing my treatments along with the needs of my students and my daughter can be challenging, Read story>>

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Patient Stories are examples based on aggregate medical data. The characters represented are not actual Gaucher patients. Their stories are inspired by those of real Gaucher patients.