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Eat to flourish and nourish

Are you the Carer? How do you eat when stressed or tired? Eat to flourish and nourish Simone Austin BSc MND, Advanced Sports Dietitian Food is an enjoyable, important and of course essential part of our lives. Our food choices can be influenced by our emotional and physical state; mad, sad, excited, happy, content, trapped, [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:45:33+10:00May 21st, 2019|disorders, information, news, presentation|0 Comments

MDA the original lifeline for people with Muscular Dystrophy

For more than 35 years, Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) has been delivering personalised support and services to the muscular dystrophy community, nationwide and beyond. It is over those decades that MDA has forged invaluable relationships within the Royal Children’s Hospital and the research fraternity, where MDA supports and funds several staff at the Neuromuscular Clinic, [...]

By |2019-04-23T23:19:50+10:00January 18th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Steroids for Duchenne MD

Steroids for Duchenne MD: the pros and cons. For over 20 years boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (MD) have been treated with steroids, which is currently the only medication proven to slow the progression of the condition. In Australia, more than 90 percent of boys with Duchenne MD are now treated with steroids but this [...]

By |2018-11-25T15:59:53+10:00November 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Steroids for Duchenne MD