DM2

Pain and DM2

A father and son living with myotonic dystrophy type 2 describe the unique pain they experience with this disease.

Multi-Systemic and Cognitive Aspects of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2

Presented during Myotonic's Friday Afternoon Webinar Series.

This webinar presents an overview of multi-systemic aspects in DM2, including an update on cognitive deficits, CNS imaging techniques, coping with COVID-19 and DM2, and a research update emphasizing molecular mechanisms which could assist in better prognosis of DM2.

About the Presenter:

Giovanni Meola, MD
Università degli Studi di Milano

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.

Meditation for Caregivers

A webinar on meditation hosted by Dr. Genie Palmer, a former associate professor and researcher at Sofia University.

Staying Strong - DM & Exercise Panel (2015 Myotonic Annual Conference)

A panel of physical therapy professionals and people living with DM discuss ways to stay physically fit.

Living with DM2

Dr. Matt Disney and Dr. John Day provide an overview of the DM2 disease mechanism and describe how compounds can be designed as potential therapies for this disease.

On Being a Fearless Caregiver

This webinar addresses issues related to caregiver advocacy – partnering with the healthcare team and other family members – as well as self-care and managing the role of a caregiver. 

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