We are proud to have Duka Management as one of our generous and inspirational sponsors. Thank you to Duka for donating their support in lieu of their sponsorship for Velo Blu 2020 as we continue our research for #TaySachs! With your help, we will help even more children and families in need. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support. 
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We are proud to have Duka Management as one of our generous and inspirational sponsors. Thank you to Duka for donating their support in lieu of their sponsorship for Velo Blu 2020 as we continue our research for #TaySachs! With your help, we will help even more children and families in need. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support.
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DID YOU KNOW?
#TaySachs Disease carriers have a 50% chance of passing on the defective gene to their children. A child who inherits one inactive gene is a Tay-Sachs carrier like the parent. If both parents are carriers, their child has a 25% chance to inherit the defective Hex-A gene from each of them, causing the child to have Tay-Sachs disease. 
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DID YOU KNOW?
#TaySachs Disease carriers have a 50% chance of passing on the defective gene to their children. A child who inherits one inactive gene is a Tay-Sachs carrier like the parent. If both parents are carriers, their child has a 25% chance to inherit the defective Hex-A gene from each of them, causing the child to have Tay-Sachs disease.
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Philanthropic leaders like Odan.Detech, who gifted their sponsorship for Velo Blu this year, inspire us to continue to work hard to treat and cure rare genetic disorders such as Tay-Sachs Disease. Like many organizations during this time, we are feeling the impact of Covid-19 on our fundraising, and we are so thankful for their generosity which allows us to continue our research. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support. 
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Philanthropic leaders like Odan.Detech, who gifted their sponsorship for Velo Blu this year, inspire us to continue to work hard to treat and cure rare genetic disorders such as Tay-Sachs Disease. Like many organizations during this time, we are feeling the impact of Covid-19 on our fundraising, and we are so thankful for their generosity which allows us to continue our research. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support.
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We would like to publicly thank Goldman, Spring, Kichler & Sanders LLP for making a donation in lieu of sponsorship, due to Velo Blu being cancelled. Open-handed support like this makes a tremendous difference for us, allowing us to continue to find and invest in new research to help cure #TaySachs Disease and rare diseases like it. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support. 
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We would like to publicly thank Goldman, Spring, Kichler & Sanders LLP for making a donation in lieu of sponsorship, due to Velo Blu being cancelled. Open-handed support like this makes a tremendous difference for us, allowing us to continue to find and invest in new research to help cure #TaySachs Disease and rare diseases like it. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support.
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Summer flew by and we are welcoming the first day of Fall! 🍂 The colours, the crisp air, the pumpkins, getting cozy, and fun adventures with the family, there is lots to be excited for this Fall! 
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Summer flew by and we are welcoming the first day of Fall! 🍂 The colours, the crisp air, the pumpkins, getting cozy, and fun adventures with the family, there is lots to be excited for this Fall!
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Another name for #TaySachs disease is GM2 gangliosidosis type 1. There are two other related disorders: Sandhoff disease and hexosaminidase activator deficiency. These are indistinguishable from Tay-Sachs disease based on symptoms and can only be differentiated through testing to determine the underlying cause. Collectively, these three disorders are known as GM2 gangliosidoses.⁣
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Another name for #TaySachs disease is GM2 gangliosidosis type 1. There are two other related disorders: Sandhoff disease and hexosaminidase activator deficiency. These are indistinguishable from Tay-Sachs disease based on symptoms and can only be differentiated through testing to determine the underlying cause. Collectively, these three disorders are known as GM2 gangliosidoses.⁣
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When an enzyme such as hexosaminidase A is missing or ineffective, lipids that they would normally breakdown, build up in the lysosomes. This is called abnormal "storage". When too much fatty material builds up in the lysosomes, it becomes toxic destroying the cell and damaging surrounding tissue. Those with infantile #TaySachs disease are missing the Hex-A enzyme.⁣
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When an enzyme such as hexosaminidase A is missing or ineffective, lipids that they would normally breakdown, build up in the lysosomes. This is called abnormal "storage". When too much fatty material builds up in the lysosomes, it becomes toxic destroying the cell and damaging surrounding tissue. Those with infantile #TaySachs disease are missing the Hex-A enzyme.⁣
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An amazing act of coming together and stepping up for a great cause - thank you to @greybrook who, despite our event being cancelled, gave their lead sponsorship of $75,000, as a donation to Blu Genes. This is so important to us as we continue our research and work with #genetherapy for #TaySachs. Truly an inspiration that #Greybrook donated during this time even though we are unable to run our event this year. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support. ⁣⁣
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An amazing act of coming together and stepping up for a great cause - thank you to @greybrook who, despite our event being cancelled, gave their lead sponsorship of $75,000, as a donation to Blu Genes. This is so important to us as we continue our research and work with #genetherapy for #TaySachs. Truly an inspiration that #Greybrook donated during this time even though we are unable to run our event this year. Together, we will make a difference, thanks to your support. ⁣⁣
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Today would’ve been our 2nd annual Velo Blu Charity Bike Fundraiser! We had such a great time with all the cyclists, celebrating with great food and drink last year.  We are disappointed we can't all be together this year, - we'll make up for it next year and for years to come!  Donate and support our research for #genetherapy and #TaySachs disease at the link in our bio.⁣
And for all the riders who joined us last year, get on your bike wearing your VeloBlu jersey and post a pic tagging @BluGenesFdn! ⁣
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Today would’ve been our 2nd annual Velo Blu Charity Bike Fundraiser! We had such a great time with all the cyclists, celebrating with great food and drink last year. We are disappointed we can't all be together this year, - we'll make up for it next year and for years to come! Donate and support our research for #genetherapy and #TaySachs disease at the link in our bio.⁣
And for all the riders who joined us last year, get on your bike wearing your VeloBlu jersey and post a pic tagging @BluGenesFdn! ⁣
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Did you know that #TaySachs disease is a rare, neurodegenerative disorder in which deficiency of an enzyme (hexosaminidase A) results in excessive accumulation of certain fats known as gangliosides in the brain and nerve cells? Blu Genes is currently raising awareness and funds for Tay-Sachs research while also educating many on this rare and unknown disease!⁣
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Did you know that #TaySachs disease is a rare, neurodegenerative disorder in which deficiency of an enzyme (hexosaminidase A) results in excessive accumulation of certain fats known as gangliosides in the brain and nerve cells? Blu Genes is currently raising awareness and funds for Tay-Sachs research while also educating many on this rare and unknown disease!⁣
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The “unofficial”end of Summer long weekend! We hope everyone has enjoyed their #labourday weekend! 🏖️
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The “unofficial”end of Summer long weekend! We hope everyone has enjoyed their #labourday weekend! 🏖️
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How are you celebrating International Day of Charity today? Celebrate with an act of kindness, an act of charity! 🤗 To get involved, donate to #BluGenesFdn as we look to raise awareness and funds for rare genetic disorders such as #TaySachsDisease. Link in bio to donate. ⁣
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How are you celebrating International Day of Charity today? Celebrate with an act of kindness, an act of charity! 🤗 To get involved, donate to #BluGenesFdn as we look to raise awareness and funds for rare genetic disorders such as #TaySachsDisease. Link in bio to donate. ⁣
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Blu Genes Foundation recently committed $1.4 million to the University of Massachusetts Medical School for the advancement of a Phase I/II clinical trial for Tay-Sachs. The progress and donations we’ve made are directly linked to donations from all of YOU!
Please continue to donate so we can further this research and provide hope where currently, there is none. Link in bio to donate
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Blu Genes Foundation recently committed $1.4 million to the University of Massachusetts Medical School for the advancement of a Phase I/II clinical trial for Tay-Sachs. The progress and donations we’ve made are directly linked to donations from all of YOU!
Please continue to donate so we can further this research and provide hope where currently, there is none. Link in bio to donate
[https://blugenes.org/donate/]
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For the safety of all of our guests, we have cancelled our 2nd Velo Blu - Pedal for Blu Genes, charity cycling ride. We wish we could be riding and celebrating in person, but there is still a way for you to get involved and help advance #genetherapy research towards finding a cure for #TaySachs. Make a donation today in lieu of purchasing a ticket to help us reach our goal! We look forward to riding with you again for Velo Blu 2021. Link in bio to donate. ⁣
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For the safety of all of our guests, we have cancelled our 2nd Velo Blu - Pedal for Blu Genes, charity cycling ride. We wish we could be riding and celebrating in person, but there is still a way for you to get involved and help advance #genetherapy research towards finding a cure for #TaySachs. Make a donation today in lieu of purchasing a ticket to help us reach our goal! We look forward to riding with you again for Velo Blu 2021. Link in bio to donate. ⁣
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#TaySachsDisease is one of approximately 50 inherited lysosomal storage disorders. Patients with these diseases are missing certain enzymes, which cause build-up of toxic materials in their body’s cells. As these substances build up in nerve cells, they cause progressive neurological damage. Learn more and donate towards our research to help find a cure - link in bio. ⁣
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#TaySachsDisease is one of approximately 50 inherited lysosomal storage disorders. Patients with these diseases are missing certain enzymes, which cause build-up of toxic materials in their body’s cells. As these substances build up in nerve cells, they cause progressive neurological damage. Learn more and donate towards our research to help find a cure - link in bio. ⁣
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Recently, 26 year old fraternal twin sisters were diagnosed with Late-Onset #TaySachsDisease after years of symptoms had developed since their early teens. ⁣⁣
Marc Patterson, M.D, a Neurologist at the Mayo Clinic who has helped these twins, shares his great enthusiasm for genetic testing "We now have a genetic test to diagnose Tay-Sachs that we hope will someday be used for newborn screening. This test can also identify whether prospective parents are carriers, which is important information for family planning.”⁣⁣
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Recently, 26 year old fraternal twin sisters were diagnosed with Late-Onset #TaySachsDisease after years of symptoms had developed since their early teens. ⁣⁣
Marc Patterson, M.D, a Neurologist at the Mayo Clinic who has helped these twins, shares his great enthusiasm for genetic testing "We now have a genetic test to diagnose Tay-Sachs that we hope will someday be used for newborn screening. This test can also identify whether prospective parents are carriers, which is important information for family planning.”⁣⁣
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Although our Blu Genes Afternoon Tea was cancelled this May, you can still support our goal to find a cure for rare diseases such as #TaySachsDisease by sharing our page and making a donation today! Our events normally allow us to donate a large amount of funds to research, and we still need these funds to find a cure! Donate at the link in our bio today. ⁣
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Although our Blu Genes Afternoon Tea was cancelled this May, you can still support our goal to find a cure for rare diseases such as #TaySachsDisease by sharing our page and making a donation today! Our events normally allow us to donate a large amount of funds to research, and we still need these funds to find a cure! Donate at the link in our bio today. ⁣
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Late-onset #TaySachs disease normally appears later in life. Symptoms include clumsiness and muscle weakness in the legs. Once diagnosed, adults often reflect back to their childhood and realize they actually experienced symptoms much earlier such as not being athletic, speech difficulties or a stutter as a child.
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Late-onset #TaySachs disease normally appears later in life. Symptoms include clumsiness and muscle weakness in the legs. Once diagnosed, adults often reflect back to their childhood and realize they actually experienced symptoms much earlier such as not being athletic, speech difficulties or a stutter as a child.
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Blu Genes Foundation was created in order to direct funds and attention towards much needed research for #TaySachsDisease and gene therapy. Help is needed to continue our mission during these times. We cannot afford for this research to stop. Donate today at the link in our bio.⁣
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Blu Genes Foundation was created in order to direct funds and attention towards much needed research for #TaySachsDisease and gene therapy. Help is needed to continue our mission during these times. We cannot afford for this research to stop. Donate today at the link in our bio.⁣
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We are raising funds to advance gene therapy and find a cure for genetic disorders, beginning with Tay-Sachs disease. We believe in offering hope where currently there is none. You can help by making a tax-deductible donation to advance gene therapy now - link in bio. Help us today; make a donation, like, comment, or share to show your support!
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We are raising funds to advance gene therapy and find a cure for genetic disorders, beginning with Tay-Sachs disease. We believe in offering hope where currently there is none. You can help by making a tax-deductible donation to advance gene therapy now - link in bio. Help us today; make a donation, like, comment, or share to show your support!
[https://blugenes.org/donate/]
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