Behcet's Disease

Get diagnosed, get treated, get your life back!

Behcet's Disease, also known as Behcet's syndrome, is a rare, chronic, autoimmune, autoinflammatory disorder of unknown origin. The ABDA supports, educates and empowers the Behcet's community, while continuously advocating for better research, diagnostics, treatment and a cure.

"After many years of illness, my physician suspected a diagnosis of Behcet's Disease. Getting in touch with the American Behcet's Disease Association allowed me to connect with other patients and physicians with ample knowledge of BD and gave me hope. I'm no longer alone!" M. Kelly

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Donate to the ABDA and receive free bracelets!


Become a Member

Becoming a member will provide recognition as a reliable contributor to the ABDA's advocacy and educational effort. 


Behcet's Awareness Day is May 20th of every year. Join us!

The Patient Education Program & 2019 Walk for Behcet's Disease will take place in Orlando, Florida on May 18-19. The Patient program will be held at the Orlando Airport Lakeside Marriott located at 7499 Augusta National Drive, Orlando, FL, on May 18th at 6:30 pm. A complimentary dinner will immediately follow. Register here:

The Walk will be held at Southport Park, 3437 Barnstable Place, Orlando, FL, on Sunday, May 19th, from 9-11:30 am.  Registration for the Walk is $25 for adults. It's free for 18 and under. Registration starts at 8:30 am at the pavillion located in proximity to the park restrooms.

These events are made possible by the generous support of the Gury Family and by the kind efforts of our Behcet's community.

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