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What You Need to Know About Myotonic Dystrophy

by pharmacy on January 17, 2018

myotonic dystrophyHuman beings are amazing creatures. On one hand, our bodies are considerably resilient considering the number of toxins we are exposed to on a daily basis. On the other hand, we develop some fairly unique issues and develop unknown diseases often. Myotonic Dystrophy (aka DM for dystrophia myotonica) is the most common form of muscular dystrophy yet we seldom hear that illness in the media. Today we explore what the disease is, how it’s treated, and how you can support your DM patients. [click to continue…]

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New Treatment for Batten Disease

by pharmacy on October 11, 2017

Batten DiseaseWhen children get sick, it can be a scary endeavor. When it’s a rare genetic disease, it becomes a devastating nightmare. A young boy, at four years old, is currently battling Batten disease that also took the life of his six-year-old brother just a year ago. Thanks to a new drug, recently approved by the FDA, there is hope for his survival. That survival will come with a lot of effort, time, and energy. We can only imagine how his family is enduring this situation. If any of your pharmacy clients have Batten disease, here is some information you can share with them. [click to continue…]

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