Parentprojectmd.org – Muscular Dystrophy Information
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a form of muscular dystrophy that is characterized by decreasing muscle mass and progressive loss of muscle function in male children. Symptoms usually appear in male children before six years of age but may occur as early as infancy.
The worst news for suffers and there families is that the condition is terminal and death usually occurs before the age of thirty. www.parentprojectmd.org is the web site of a charity based in the United States that aims to provide information on all the different types of muscular dystrophy, as well as offering suffers and there families support. The site also tells you how you can donate money to research as well as giving you all the latest news with regards to developments in muscular dystrophy . If you or someone you know is suffering from any form of this illness then this site should be recommended as essential reading.