Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment & Support
If someone in your family has been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy your first instinct will likely be to seek out information on available treatments and other available support services.
There’s no question that hearing the diagnosis of DMD is difficult news and can be very overwhelming. The most important thing for you to know is that there are many resources available to you and you are not alone.
If you are an extended family member or friend with someone whose child has been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy then it will be natural to feel like you want to do something, even if you’re not sure what that something is. Stay in contact with the family who has received the diagnosis and ask them if there is anything they need – even a supportive person to talk to can be a great comfort.
If you would like to help raise money for research in to Duchenne muscular dystrophy on behalf of a family, we have many resources available. Click here for more information on planning your own fundraising event for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Although there is currently no cure, a number of different professionals may be involved in the ongoing treatment of your child’s Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Please see below for more information.