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introduced by a Swedish medical professionals Carl Henry Alstrom and Bertil Hallgren, a genetic disease marked by excessive weight, inability to hear, optical diseases, and diabetes, and sometimes tied into cognitive illnesses

ALSTROM-HALLGREN SYNDROME: "The child's diabetes was chalked up to Alstrom-Hallgren Syndrome."

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