International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day Declared for September 15, 2021

The NMD4C are proud to be a part of a global alliance of myotonic dystrophy-focused organisations who in honour of Rare Disease Day 2021 have united to announce the declaration of International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day to be observed each September 15th.

 

Raising awareness of myotonic dystrophy (DM) is critical as it is a rare, multi-systemic, progressive, inherited disease that affects successive family generations but is often misdiagnosed and poorly supported. Myotonic dystrophy is the most common form of adult muscular dystrophy and considered the most variable of all known conditions, yet there is currently no cure and there are no approved treatments.

 

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