SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 2, 2019): The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) is pleased to announce the publication of the first-ever Consensus-based Care Recommendations for Congenital and Childhood-onset Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 and Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2.
Defective insulin signaling activation may underlie skeletal muscle wasting in DM1 and DM2.
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Disorders of sleep and breathing are well characterized for DM1, but what about DM2?
It was more than five years ago when Jeremy Kleiber went to check on a friend who wasn’t answering his found. He discovered his friend’s body with the man’s three-year-old daughter on his chest, crying for him to wake up.