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HealthLink-Muscular Dystrophy: Understanding Muscle Weakness

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 3/11/2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 Muscular Dystrophy is a disease that results in the weakening and loss of muscle mass. Accordingly, there are more than 30 types of muscular dystrophy as they differ based on genetics, the muscle affected, age of first symptom, progression of disease, and more. Muscular Dystrophy can affect the heart and breathing capacity. There has been tremendous progress in research with treatment available for few forms and high hopes for future treatments. Join us to learn about muscular dystrophy and various signs, symptoms, and treatment options present.

Presenter: Deborah Bradshaw, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director of Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, Upstate Medical University

Registration is required. Visit http://www.upstate.edu/healthlink or call 315-464-8668 to register.

Location: Carman Community Room
Other Information:
 A free health education seminar presented by Upstate Medical University.
Contact: HealthLink
Contact Number: 315.464.8668
Link: HealthLink