Hi all, just thought I would share the reply I got from our senator here in ND from the email I sent him with my story. I am about 99% sure it was a form letter, but you never know.
Thanks for contacting me about the Help HER Foundation and sharing your experience with hyperemesis Garvidarum (HG). I appreciate hearing your thoughts.
Your story certainly illustrates the enormous emotional costs associated with HG. I appreciate hearing of your support for funding for research for this devastating disease.
I have always been a strong supporter of medical research. As you know, medical research has great potentional, and that is why I have always been a very strong supporter of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH's attempts to unlock the mystery of so many diseases, from heart disease and stroke to cancer and mental illnesses should be fully funded. The dividends reaped from investments in the NIH are profound.
As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will do what I can to ensure that medical research programs are adequately funded.
Thanks again for contacting me.
Byron L. Dorgan
Like I said, it sounds like a forum letter, but when I wrote to him, I didn't realize he was on the Appropriations Committee, hopefully that works to our advantage.
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