7 Ways Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy Affects Patients

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Emotional Effects

Children and young adults with Duchenne MD or Becker MD have the same emotional needs as anyone else. It’s important to treat them as individual people rather than someone with a disability. They need to undergo the same treatment as other members of the family and receive the same love, encouragement, honesty, respect and discipline as their brothers and sisters.

Find out about the nine main types of muscular dystrophy here. 

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