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Muscular Dystrophy Life Expectancy

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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


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Steampunk Wheelchair - created by Greg Hurly -- The story began when - Modvic - a steampunk art and design company, put out a challenge - create a wheelchair for Kyron, a fourteen year old with Muscular Dystrophy, that matched with his interest in Steampunk -- the winner - Greg Hurly - click through for more on this story ....

from Oddee

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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.

Band member with Duchenne muscular dystrophy hopes FDA acts fast on experimental life-saving drug - 7NEWS Denver

I’m going behind bars for good ... That’s right I’m in jail … and I need your help— Consider donating to Muscular Dystrophy Association today! I'm going in on Tuesday, September 18th -- click to donate and search for me!

from NY Daily News

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."