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Newly Diagnosed

Our son went into the hospital in February with a severe case of pneumonia. Saturday, he was running around like a normal kid, Sunday he st…

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How did you talk to your son about DMD?

My son Henry, 5 years old, was diagnosed in December. He thought the bloodwork that we had done would help the doctors fix him so he could…

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Gonadal Mosaic

Hey there not sure if anyone knows much about Gonadal Mosaic but that's what the geneticist told me I have meaning that some of my eggs hav…

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Calorie needs

How can we estimate the calorie needs of a nearly non-ambulant child who is 16 Years old.I have been trying to find information about the o…

Started by Sampreet

0 on Wednesday

Is Melatonin helpful for duchenne boys to have better nights?

Does anyone know of any helpful and safe product that allows the boys to have less disturbed nights?  My son is waking up 3 or 4 times a ni…

Started by Sharon & Dave Holgate

0 on Monday

sleeping comfortably

My 14 year old is waking up 3 or 4 times a night.  Does anyone have any advice about beds that make the boys more comfortable?  I have hear…

Started by Sharon & Dave Holgate

0 on Monday

Large in frame deletion of exon 3 to 29

Hello everyone. I am new to this site and hoping for some insight from fellow parents with children who have large in frame deletions. My s…

Started by Shaynee Ferguson

7 Apr 13

Duchenne deletion 8-18

Hello everybody, my nephew is just 1 years old and has been very recently diagnosied with a Duchenne deletion exon from 8 to eighteen. He s…


0 Mar 31

Weight loss

Its been a while, but Im looking for advice from others experiences in regards to medications to give weight loss.  William is now 11.5 an…

Started by Jonathan

1 Feb 8
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Beckers Type MD

Is the new drug - Eteplirsen - also approved for Becker's Type MD?

Started by Terry Ann Attaway

2 Oct 12, 2016
Reply by Nadja

Is there a specific bed or mattess that is recommended to help with sleep

Does anyone recommend a specific bed or mattress to help my son sleep? We are having to turn him over at least six times per night, he is 1…

Started by Johnny

2 Sep 7, 2016
Reply by Michelle Scaglione

Does the state of Florida and Tennessee offer acceptable assistance for Duchenne patients?

I am looking at a possible move to Florida (or Tennessee) from Ohio. My son is 16 and has Duchenne MD. We want to keep him in Ohio till hig…

Started by ana das

0 Sep 6, 2016

Trying to reach out to parents in Louisiana:)

Hi, Im looking for parents to touch base with in Louisiana. My son is 9 years old and was diagnosed at 3. We were pretty much given the dia…

Started by Brandy Sonnier

2 Aug 1, 2016
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