startitrightnow82 karma2018-11-17 20:21:29 UTC
Why do elections always get hung up in Broward County?
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startitrightnow41 karma2018-10-13 22:18:30 UTC
If you had the power to change one thing in this world, what would you change and why?
startitrightnow32 karma2018-11-24 07:40:15 UTC
Have you had genetic testing to determine if you are eligible for the new therapies that use exon skipping to make some DMD mutations act like the less severe Becker muscular dystrophy mutations? (Google exon skipping DMD for info)
link to one therapy
startitrightnow22 karma2018-11-24 07:51:46 UTC
I hope your mutation is one of the ones treatable by the therapy. Genomic medicine is progressing rapidly now, so even if you can’t use this version it would be good to stay in touch with research groups or geneticists specializing in DMD so you will know if something becomes available for you.
startitrightnow11 karma2018-11-24 16:47:51 UTC
No it’s a structural component of muscle. You can’t inject it like insulin. Insulin is a hormone, which normally circulates in blood and a small amount has a big effect.
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