Do any celebrities have Prader-Willi Syndrome?
Katie Price has revealed that she has ‘no choice’ but to send her son Harvey, who is blind and autistic, as well as having Prader-Willi syndrome, into residential care. The reality star made the announcement on her program My Crazy Life, claiming she doesn’t feel she can give him the attention he requires.
Can people with Prader-Willi syndrome live alone?
Due to behavioural issues and eating difficulties, most persons with Prader-Willi syndrome are unable to deal with circumstances on their own and thus are not able to live full, independent lives.
What is the life expectancy of someone with PWS?
In a Cox regression analysis of our sample of 425 persons with PWS and a known age at death, we found quartile point estimates of 25%, 50%, and 75% mortality for those 20 years old (95 percent confidence interval [CI], 18–21 years), 29 years old (95 percent CI, 27–32 years), and 42 years