The reading frame rule holds true 90% of the time. There remains those 10% that does not fit dmd/bmd phenotype. There is a 3rd form that may be considered as an intermediate between Duchenne and Becker MD(mild DMD or severe BMD.See More
"That would be great if we could come up with something to raise awareness for MD. I don't really know anything about ALS or know anyone who has it, but everyone is talking about the ice bucket challenge and posting about it all over…"
I'm sure many of you noticed that ALS foundation recently got some wonderful publicity (and presumably more funds). It'd be awesome if DMD community could come up with an idea that would gain similar popularity. See More
As you know, PPMD recently facilitated a multi-stakeholder process involving patients, parents, investigators, industry, and other interested parties which culminated in a draft guidance document “Guidance for Industry: …See More
"I still remember the diagnosis of DMD in Feb. of 1995 when Ben was 9. My sister was in the OT program at WMU at that time and I was compelled to share this with my brothers and sister. We had planned on meeting for the lunch the week…"
"It all depends on your sons needs. Will he be using the chair for only short periods of time? You may only need a chair with power assist wheels and not a full power chair. The C300 will go outdoors as well"
"Much thanks for yr advice. It is used in and out-door, isn't it ? We are living in Vietnam, so I doubt if it can be used out-door here :-(
We may use only at home and in class. In this case, shall we need less function, lighter chair ? Sorry to…"