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How Your Care Team Will Help You _ Receiving a DMD diagnosis is difficult, but you are not alone. There is an extensive care team available to DMD patients, and they will be able to offer information and support as you need it, so please reach out to them. Your DMD care team may include […]

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Supportive Care: What are the Options? _ Managing DMD takes more than just medication DMD weakens muscles in the entire body, so it can have very wide-ranging effects. This makes people with the disorder more susceptible to a host of complications.The best way to manage DMD is to try a combination […]

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DMD Medications: What Are the Options? _ Taking medicine can help protect the muscles and ease symptoms of DMD, even though they cannot cure the disease. Corticosteroids Corticosteroids the most-prescribed DMD treatment. Both the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend a special kind of […]

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Treatment Overview _ Early intervention is key to preserve muscles and mobility With early detection, a child with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), can get treatment to slow the progress of the disease. This means that your child or young person may stay mobile longer and live more independently and longer than they would without specialized […]