Stuart Wickison has a rare genetic disorder; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The average life-expectancy with this condition is in the early twenties, Stuart.
Frank Dinucci is a fighter and, although he is just 6, he believes he will be the exception to the rule. His father, Frank Sr., has been inspired by his son's bravery and wants to use this to show others that there is hope.
These three brothers all have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which will rob them of their ability to walk and decrease their life expectancy to under 30 years each. #itsMYCAUSE #crowdfunding #RareDiseaseDay
Like most boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Anthony wasn’t diagnosed until age 3. Children with DMD are usually wheelchair-dependent by adolescence and their life expectancy is only into their 20s. Watch Anthony’s story and learn how genetic carrier screening can impact families who are affected by this genetic condition. http://hubs.ly/H046r1g0
Man battling muscular dystrophy completes Chicago Marathon
Maickel Melamed, the last of more than 40,000 finishers, completed the Chicago Marathon in just under 17 hours. He has muscular dystrophy. At birth he was given a life expectancy of one week. "Your life is the most beautiful thing that could happen to you. Make the best with that."
Jenna & her husband Clayton have recently found out their three boys Charlie, Hayden & Lockie have Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy. We are raising funds to help them as the boys muscles deteriorate, leaving them wheelchair bound before their teens & with a life expectancy of 30 years.
Muscular dystrophy (MD) is the outcome of problems in genetic composition of the employee. This ailment avoids the body from structure and maintaining healthy muscular tissue cells. Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease that induces different muscles to deteriorate and worsen with time. There are several various kinds of MD which can affect various muscular tissues and have various results.
Muscular dystrophy (MD) is the outcome of abnormalities in hereditary composition of the individual. This condition prevents the body from structure and keeping healthy and balanced muscular tissue cells. Muscle dystrophy is a genetic disease that creates various muscles to damage and aggravate with time. There are numerous different types of MD which could affect different muscular tissues and have numerous outcomes.
#Cerebral palsy is a neuromuscular disorder which affects the patient’s posture, muscle tone or movement abilities. This is mostly caused due to abnormal development of the brain during pregnancy. #travcure