Sunday, March 18, 2018

Muscular Dystrophy Resources

Find sites offering advice on muscular dystrophy along with assistance, facts and related information. Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic, hereditary muscle diseases that are part of the muscular dystrophy family; many cause progressive muscle weaknesses including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). There are more than 100 diseases in total with similarities to muscular dystrophy. Most types of MD are multi-system disorders with manifestations in body systems including the heart, gastrointestinal and nervous systems, endocrine glands, skin, eyes and other organs.

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Offering a range of clothing using the DMDT brand and logo to raide much needed funds. All profits made from the sale of DMD Trust items will go to support DMD Trust research aims and objectives.

A BBC News video clip highlighting and individual campaign for Jack Johnson a five-year-old, to find a cure for DMD and discussed its work with the BBC’s Roger Johnson and Sian Lloyd.

Offers details of the Muscular Dystrophy charity along with news, donation details and items of interest and assistance. Includes contact details.

Information site. Includes the types of muscular dystrophies, causes and diagnosis.

An informative article with resources and diagrams explaining Duchenne muscular dystrophy.