Digital Academy

John Day, MD, PhD, of Stanford University (presentation); Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD, of Columbia University (presentation); and Carolyn Valek, certified patient advocate (presentation), discuss becoming your own healthcare advocate and educating your doctors about your own health needs.

Frank Bennett, PhD, of Isis Pharmaceuticals, gives an update on the DMPK-RX clinical trial.

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Chad Heatwole, MD, MS-CI, of the University of Rochester (presentation); Sarah Howe of the Marigold Foundation (presentation); Darren Monckton, PhD, of the University of Glasgow (presentation); and Cynthia Gagnon, PhD, OT, of the Université de Sherbrooke (presentation); discuss their current research projects and how they relate to the future of DM.

Moderated by Mel Kohn, MD, MPH, MDF Board Member.

Cynthia Gagnon, PhD, OT, of the Université de Sherbrooke, discusses ways to modify daily living activities to best benefit those living with DM.

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Ben Gallais, PhD, of Université de Sherbrooke, and Sarah Tighe, MD, of the University of Iowa, discuss common emotional health problems often associated with chronic illnesses such as myotonic dystrophy and how to address these symptoms.

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