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What does A1AD stand for?

A1AD stands for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (aka AAT deficiency)

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About the Alpha-1 Foundation The mission of the Alpha-1 Foundation is to provide the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.
Yesterday, when we stumbled on the much-reported claims that Michael Jackson had some genetic disease we’d never heard of called Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (or A1AD)—which attacks the lungs and liver—and was suffering from severe gastrointestinal bleeding, emphysema, and 95 percent blindness in his left eye as a result, we thought, “Nah, couldn’t be.