Dr. Melissa Dixon at the University of Utah Department of Pediatrics is conducting a study to learn more about how congenital myotonic dystrophy (CDM) and childhood-onset myotonic dystrophy affect thinking, memory, attention, brain function, and how these processes change over time.
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.
A large natural history study of children with DM1 may form the background for subsequent development of evidence-based case management guidance.
A new review article synthesizes published data on health-related quality of life in adult-onset DM1.
DM patient and family member/caretaker assessments of the burden of disease form the basis of a recent publication.