“The Balancing Act” on Lifetime TV To Launch Mini Series Called “Roulette Wheel of Rare and Genetic Diseases”


“The Balancing Act” on Lifetime TV is planning a new 6-part mini-series called the “Roulette Wheel of Rare and Genetic Diseases.”  The goal of the series is to raise awareness of rare and genetic conditions while helping to inspire people more active role in understand their genes.

The “Roulette Wheel of Rare and Genetic Diseases” series will go in-depth with coverage on Cushing’s Syndrome, Hereditary Angioedema (HAE), Hunter Syndrome, Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency, Prader-Willi Syndrome, and more.  The 6-part mini-series is scheduled to launch in October 2012 and air through Q2 2013.

As a mother of a child with an undiagnosed rare disease, I know first-hand the expense and the heartache of the search for an answer, or even a name to what is attacking my child’s body.  My hope is that our stories will help connect the dots,” says Carri Levy, Senior Associate Producer and visionary behind the series.

What rare and genetic disease should Lifetime TV feature?  Let us know and we’ll pass along your ideas!

The press release with more details is located  here.

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