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Improving Respiratory Health

Nicholas Johnson, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center

4/16/18 video
DM & Anticipation, Part 1

Dr. Darren Monckton describes anticipation in myotonic dystrophy, the process by which the disease increases in severity as it is passed from generation to generation.

Watch Part 2 of this series

4/19/18 video
Living Long, Living Well: A Current Approach to Palliative Care

 

On Monday, November 7, 2016, the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) hosted the webinar "Living Long, Living Well: A Current Approach to Palliative Care." During the webinar, Dr. Anne Broderick and Dr. Laurie Gutmann discussed case studies involving palliative care. Additionally, they discussed when to begin that type of care, as well as common misconceptions about palliative care.

4/16/18 video
Creating a Medical Team for DM Care

Dr. Jacinda Sampson describes the importance of, and strategies for, creating a medical team for myotonic dystrophy care.

4/16/18 video
Focus on Congenital DM - What to Expect and Tips for Managing (2015 MDF Annual Conference)

Dr. Craig Campbell, MD, of Western University in Ontario, Canada, has a discussion with audience members about congenital DM. In the video, Dr. Campbell does not follow a set slide show, but he created slides for additional viewing information. Please click here to see his slides.

4/16/18 video
Genetics and Biology

Katharine Hagerman, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center

4/16/18 video
MDF Research Update: What's Been Accomplished, What's Next

Dr. John Porter, PhD, Chief Science Officer at the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation, reports out on the impact achieved and work carried out to date for the three year, $5M MDF 3.0 initaitive to accelerate drug development for DM, and what MDF is planning for our next drug development acceleration initiative, MDF 4.0. From the 2017 MDF Annual Conference.

4/16/18 video
DM & Anticipation, Part 2

Dr. Darren Monckton describes anticipation, the process by which the disease increases in severity as it is passed from generation to generation, a unique feature of myotonic dystrophy.

Watch Part 1 of this series.

4/16/18 video
Tips for Parents Caring for Children with Congenital DM

This webinar is presented by a group of moms offering their knowledge and experience raising children with congenital DM. This webinar includes informed, practical suggestions from alleviating gastro-intestinal challenges with proper diet and natural supplements to advocating for your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP).

4/16/18 webinar
Working with Hippotherapy (2014 MDF Annual Conference)

Community-led session led by Sarah Berman, Erica Kelly, and Catherine Wycoff, DPT, GCFP, ABMCP. Parents of children living with DM and a hippotherapy specialist discuss the benefit that this type of therapy can often have.

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4/16/18 video

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