Extreme Makeover: Home Edition| 8pm on ABC: A family whose flood-damaged home is increasingly dangerous for their two daughters, who suffer from Combined Immune Deficiency Disease, takes a vacation in Hawaii while Ty and the team work to rebuild their Las Vegas home.
Devastated by medical bills and a mold-ridden home that threatened their lives, Terri Cerda and her two young daughters, all three of whom are diagnosed with Combined Immune Deficiency Disease (CIDD), will be featured on the May 10 episode of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." CIDD is one of the most severe types of the more than 150 different primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD). In the U.S., there are approximately 250,000 people diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency disease and thousands more go undetected.
About the Immune Deficiency Foundation
The Immune Deficiency Foundation is the national patient organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases through advocacy, education, and research. To learn more about IDF, visit www.primaryimmune.org.
About "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The Emmy award winning reality program "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," now in its 6th season, is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. It's executive-produced by Anthony Dominici. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America. The show airs Sundays from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET on ABC.
What is CIDD ?
CIDD -- a disorder of the immune system similar to that suffered by David Vetter, the "boy in the bubble" -- means that a simple cold is a life threatening lung infection.
On May 10, ABC-TV's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will feature the Cerda family of Las Vegas, shedding light on their life-threatening illness of combined immune deficiency disease (CIDD), one of the more severe types of the 150 different primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD).