Self Help Clearinghouse

This information is provided as a resource and does not constitute an endorsement for any group. It is the responsibility of the reader to decide whether a group is appropriate for his/her needs. For evidence-based information on diseases, conditions, symptoms, treatment and wellness issues, continue searching this site.

Friedreich's Ataxia Parents Group (FAPG)

Online. Support for parents and guardians of children with Friedreich's Ataxia or other childhood onset ataxias.
Verified: 2/14/2013


Online. Provides support via an international e-mail based forum to exchange information and support for those who are diagnosed with ataxia. Open to patients, families and friends. Also has links to yahoo support group and other worldwide support groups online.
Verified: 2/14/2013

National Ataxia Foundation

International. 73 groups. Founded 1957. Assists families with support programs, ataxia information and resources. Provides education for professionals and the public. Promotes research into causes and treatments of ataxia. Newsletter, assistance in starting support groups, organizing fundraisers, and various Fact Sheets are available.
Nat'l Ataxia Foundation
2600 Fernbrook Lane Suite ll9
Minneapolis, MN 55447
Voice: 763-553-0020
Fax: 763-553-0167
Verified: 1/9/2013

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.

Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.

First Nurse

First Nurse

Call First Nurse 24 Hours a Day for free health care advice, resources and referrals!

Ames: 515-239-6877
In Iowa: 800-524-6877 

Search health information online in our Mulimedia Health Library.

High Quality Care

Guardian of Excellence

Mary Greeley consistently delivers high quality patient care.

  • 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award for Clinical Quality
  • Grade 'A' Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group
  • 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ranking from The Joint Commission
  • Highest percentage bonus of any Iowa hospital in Medicare's quality incentive program

Mary Greeley on Facebook

Like us on Facebook

Patient Privacy | Net Learning for Employees | MGMC PACS for Physicians
Emergency Preparedness

1111 Duff Avenue Ames, IA 50010 - 515-239-2011 -

©2014 Mary Greeley Medical Center - All rights reserved.