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The National ALS Registry

It’s important that all people with ALS are included in the National ALS Registry. By collecting, managing and analyzing data about people with ALS, we’ll get a more accurate picture of the disease—and a better chance at fighting it. Be part of changing the future of ALS.

Because learning more about ALS is an important step in the battle to defeat it, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has developed this registry to gather information from people who are living with ALS. This information can help doctors and scientists learn more as they work toward a cure.

Visit the National ALS Registry and be part of finding a cure today!

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Registry Goals

  • Estimate the number of new cases of ALS each year
  • Estimate the number of people who have ALS at a specific point in time
  • Better understand who gets ALS and what factors affect the disease
  • Examine the connection between ALS and other motor neuron disorders that can be confused with ALS, misdiagnosed as ALS, and in some cases, progress to ALS
  • Provide updated links for participant resources like ALS clinical trials and
  • Improve care for people with ALS

Visit the Registry website to learn more.

The National ALS Registry: Get The Facts


To learn more about the purpose and privacy of the registry, view the FAQ form.

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Home & Community Services

Home & Community Services Team

The Foundation’s Home and Community Services — which include telephone and in-person support, educational resources and patient and family advocates — are available at no cost to ALS patients and their families in the Chicagoland area and portions of northwest Indiana.

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Lois Insolia ALS Clinic

Lois Insolia ALS Clinic

At the multidisciplinary ALS clinic, trained specialists use a team approach to provide comprehensive treatment. They are dedicated to the total care and support of people with ALS, their families and caregivers. During a visit, patients meet with several members of the team, and each provides input regarding assessment, care planning, education and other health care needs.

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National ALS Registry

National ALS Registry

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is a partner with the National ALS Registry, a program to collect, manage and analyze data about people with ALS and to provide clinical trial information to people living with ALS. It is important to include as many people with the disease as possible to get the most accurate information. Be part of changing the future of ALS.

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