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Beyond General Anesthesia: Opiates and Other Pain Meds

Dr. Jacinda Sampson, joined by Dr. Ian Bowler, presents on the complications experienced by people living with myotonic dystrophy when they are subjected to anesthesia and, as importantly, other pain medications that can create similar complications and risks. This is critically important information for every DM family member and attending clinician to know. From the 2017 MDF Annual Conference.

4/16/18 video
Family Planning (2016 MDF Annual Conference)

Dr. Karen Blakemore, M.D., director of prenatal genetics at the Prenatal Diagnostic Center in the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Julie Cohen, certified genetic counselor in the Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and Alice Schindler, MS, genetic counselor at the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), provide a comprehensive overview of family planning strategies and considerations for families living with myotonic dystrophy – at the 2016 MDF Annual Conference.

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
The DM Check Up - Best Practices

Dr. Jacinda Sampson describes strategies for ensuring a successful visit to your medical professional.

6/29/18 video
Advocate for your Health

Jacinda Sampson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine

4/16/18 video
Genetics and Biology

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

11/2/18 video
Introduction to DM

Darren Monckton, B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Glasgow

6/29/18 video

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