Everyone is well aware that we are in the thick of flu season. Recently, PPMD board member, and Duchenne parent, Ellen Wagner, got first-hand experience dealing with the scariness of the enterovirus and rhinovirus when her son Tim fell ill. I asked Ellen to…Continue
Added by Kathi Kinnett on October 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
The lungs require the strength of many muscles to help a person to breathe and cough. As people with Duchenne grow older, the respiratory muscles, like the skeletal muscles, become weaker. Like the heart, every person with Duchenne will have pulmonary issues of some type.
The goal of pulmonary care is to allow both the prevention and management of…Continue
Added by Kathi Kinnett on October 3, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments