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DM Sleep Disorders: Updated Research and Management Strategies

Dr. John Day of Stanford University presents an overview of brain-related DM impacts that can affect sleep, and current thinking regarding strategies to manage this very prevalent DM symptom. From the 2017 MDF Annual Conference.

4/16/18 video
DM and the Brain (2016 MDF Annual Conference)

Drs. John Day, M.D., Ph.D, of Stanford University, Chad Heatwole, M.D., of the University of Rochester and Giovanni Meola, M.D., of the University of Milan present an overview of DM-related disease impacts and symptoms, and the current status of brain-related DM research – at the 2016 MDF Annual Conference.

10/26/18 video
Hormone Issues Associated with DM1 & DM2

Dr. Richard Moxley of the University of Rochester addresses different endocrine problems that challenge patients with mytonic dystrophy types 1 & 2, how they can lead to symptoms and be associated with alterations in blood test measurements, known treatments to mitigate potential symptoms and future opportunities to develop better understanding of these endocrine problems.

4/16/18 video
Everything You Wanted to Know About CTG Repeats

Dr. Darren Monckton explains the current research concerning the significance of CTG repeats for persons with DM1.

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

6/29/18 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
Genetic Counseling

Judith Ranells, M.D., University of South Florida

4/16/18 video
Genetics and Biology

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

11/2/18 video

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