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Receiving a diagnosis of any kind has implications not just for the person on the receiving end, but also for their family, friends and the people closest to them. As part of our commitment to patients and their care teams, this National Family Caregivers Month, we shine a light on this essential role and its many nuances.

Narcolepsy is a condition that is often misunderstood, overlooked and underdiagnosed. Many people will write off excessive daytime sleepiness in teenagers because it is assumed teenagers want to sleep more often. Sam lived more than a decade experiencing symptoms of narcolepsy without a diagnosis.