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... Kim, thanks for your response. I should mention that I have always had the calf enlargement that's associated with both of these forms of MD. I've never had a lot of body strength, which made gym class a nightmare! And when exercise isn't fun, the weight gain follows. After I discuss this with my doctor, I'll write a follow-up with the results. Thanks again, and... (7 replies)
... Hi Dickssis, I am not an expert or anything on Duchennes muscular dystrophy, but I have been around it. Generally people who have Duchennes are diagnosed with it very early in childhood. However, there is a mild form of Duchennes, but it is called Becker's. ... (7 replies)
... Hi! I gave my new family doctor some information on females with mild Duchennes symptoms later in life. ... (7 replies)

... My brother died of Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy when I was six. ... (7 replies)
... My grandson was diagnosed with duchennes muscular dystrophy 2 months ago. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Marlene, There are so many types of MD, the symptoms can vary greatly. But many of the adult MDs can be grouped into 2 types.....Distal: starting at the distant areas of the body such as hands, feet, fingers and toes and Proximal: starting in the center of the body or torso. Limb Girdle is a proximal dystrophy. Patients usually experience trouble climbing, lifting heavy... (1 replies)
... Hi Dickssis! :wave: It's CJs Mom again, and please do keep us updated! Thanks for the encouragement in our own struggles too! Romans 8:28 is also the Bible verse that I go to also, because it is all so true!!!! Good Luck :bouncing: CJs Mom (7 replies)
... Thank you, CJ's Mom and Mark, for the information and moral support! I'm scheduled for a complete physical soon and will bring up the subject at that time. I promise to keep you posted as to the results when I get them. I know it's always better to be aware and informed of what's going on with your own health...forewarned is forearmed, right? Best of luck to both of... (7 replies)
... Hi Dick's Sis, :wave: My 3 year old was diagnosed with LGMD this month (March 2006), but when we first visited the neurologist in Nov. 2005, his prelimanary diagnosis was Duchenne MD, because he has every physical symptoms of DMD, but DNA tests and muscle biopsy says it's LGMD. But during this time I read everything I could get my hands on about DMD. I read in many... (7 replies)
... Hi Dick's Sis, Like Kim C, I am no expert.....BUT I have read hundreds of articles and web pages since my own MD diagnosis 4 years ago. I have a VERY rare Dysferlin protein related Limb-Girdle. (I'm a 44 year old white male). Through all of my reading, I've become very educated in genetics, DNA, etc, at least from a layman's point-of-view. If I'm not mistaken, Duchenne's... (7 replies)

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