Many common DM symptoms become more severe during pregnancy, and women with DM have higher than average miscarriage rates, according to a study commissioned by MDF that examined data from the Myotonic Dystrophy Family Registry and the National Registry for DM and FSHD. Read a summary of the findings written by Katharine Hagerman, PhD, Research Assistant at Stanford University.
Kathie Bishop, Ph.D.
San Diego, California
Member, Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)
Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF)
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation partnered with Silicon Valley Research Group to develop a survey to better understand how people with DM weigh the benefits of new treatments again the risks.
In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, and to celebrate the many critically important caregivers in the MDF community, we’ve taken a look at the status of caregiving today.
Mike Hamlin reflects on launching the MDF Support Group in Washington, DC.