Featured Blog Posts – November 2012 Archive (5)


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Giving Thanks, Looking Forward

Every Thanksgiving, I find myself with a lot to be thankful for: my family’s love and support, our Duchenne community, and your tireless efforts.



This year is no exception. We’ve accomplished so much together. When I think of all that our community has made possible over the years, all that we’ve done in 2012, and all that we’re doing today, my heart fills with…

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Added by Pat Furlong on November 20, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments


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Help Protect Federal Spending on Rare Diseases like Duchenne

PPMD Taking Action to Avert Sequestration



Those engaged in federal advocacy probably thought the Prescription Drug User Fee Act and its acronym PDUFA would take the cake…

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Added by Ryan Fischer on November 19, 2012 at 4:57pm — 2 Comments


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Representing Duchenne at the Congressional Rare Disease Caucus Briefing

Today, Parent Advocate and Founder of Two Smiles One Hope Foundation, Alison Willis and I represented the Duchenne community at the Congressional Rare Disease Caucus Briefing in Washington, DC. Alison did a remarkable job speaking on behalf of PPMD regarding the Patient Participation in Medical Product Discussions Provision within the newly passed…

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Added by Ryan Fischer on November 14, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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What is Duchenne? (Two Moms, Co-Blogging)

Ivy's son, Rain

 

What IS Duchenne?

by Pat Furlong

 

Last year, Ivy and I agreed to write a co-blog. I would introduce Ivy’s or wrap something…

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Added by Pat Furlong on November 13, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments


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Duchenne and the Election

Tomorrow, we will head to the polls to choose who will lead our nation for the next four years.



While many of us – particularly those of you who live in key "swing" states that will likely determine the outcome of the election – may be tired of the unceasing television commercials, robocalls and mailers, it's important to recognize that regardless of who is elected, creating…

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Added by Ryan Fischer on November 5, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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