I'm a 47 year old carrier of BMD. My father and 2 of his brothers (uncles) all had Beckers MD. I know that this site is for Duchenne, but i cannot find a site like this one for Beckers. I have so…Continue
Thanks again. The hospital that i had CVS testing done with both my children was Grace Hospital in Detroit, MI. The Doctor's name that did the procedure is Mary Ellen Quigg - she had actually been able to receive a…"
Thanks for providing more information. I am glad to hear that you and your father and uncles had genetic testing that confirmed Becker MD. In terms of finding these old records, it may be difficult given that the testing was…"
"Hi Donna, me again. I was just thinking about your daughter, and about me when i was her age knowing i was a carrier already. I'm not trying to influence you decision because it is a tough one to make, however, i believe that with myself,…"
"Hello Donna, it's a pleasure to meet you.
Thank you for the reply. Means a great deal to me. I'm sorry to hear about your son, and your carrier status. I feel a bit selfish worrying about my symptoms when so many others…"
Thank you for the information.
My father and his brothers were all genetically tested and outcome being Beckers. I also was genetically tested as a preteen and the outcome being a carrier of Beckers. My fathers course of…"
I am also a carrier of BMD. I found out after my son was diagnosed with BMD/DMD. This is not new. I think the problem is a lot of older family doctors and even newer doctors today do NOT really know about Duchenne or…"
I work at PPMD and I am a genetic counselor and the coordinator of the DuchenneConnect Registry. I am happy to answer your questions:
1. There have always been a small percentage of DBMD carriers who are manifesting…"
I'm a 47 year old carrier of BMD. My father and 2 of his brothers (uncles) all had Beckers MD. I know that this site is for Duchenne, but i cannot find a site like this one for Beckers. I have so many questions about this disease with no family members left to ask about it. My father passed away 17 years ago, and both his bothers years before that. My mother who may have had info for me passed 10 years ago.I'm specifically looking for info regarding manifesting carriers for BMD. I have…See More