Kathi Kinnett's Blog – December 2017 Archive (2)

What You Need to Know about Duchenne & Viral Gastroenteritis (That Horrible Stomach Bug!)

Viral gastrointestinal (GI) viruses are no fun for anyone, but they are especially worrisome for a person living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. GI viruses affect the GI track – the stomach and intestine (i.e., ‘gut’) – resulting in abdominal pain/discomfort, nausea, vomiting, intestinal pain/discomfort, cramps and diarrhea. Thank goodness they usually have…

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Added by Kathi Kinnett on December 21, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Making Duchenne Care and Clinical Trials Better – Globally

An email from a mom in war-torn Baghdad who doesn’t know how to even start to seek care for her son with a new diagnosis.



A mom in India who can’t find a provider who will give her son steroids, but instead say stem cells will cure him.



A physical therapy student in Turkey who wants to learn all she can…

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Added by Kathi Kinnett on December 5, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

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