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Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is a rare, inherited, neurological disorder which affects the nerves, resulting to loss of muscle and touch sensation. CMT affects the feet, legs, hands and arms.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of inherited disorders of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. CMT disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people equating to approximately 23,000 people in the United Kingdom and 125,000 people in the USA.
Though most of you have probably mentioned this in one of your responses or posts, if you have no objections, please tell me again. As you all know, I do not have CMT, and am still learning about it. I can read and read, but I learn more from…Continue
With having a bad back, finding the right chair is a challenge! I'm like Goldilocks going from one to the other! The longest periods I spend sitting are here on Ben's Friends and I have a special chair which I also wheel around to the kitchen and…Continue
Thrilled to announce that Ben's Friends received a $1,500 donation from Sean Vitka and Blue Redefined (http://www.blueredefined.org/), a non profit patient organization. It's incredible to be recognized by…Continue
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If you or a loved one has been affected by Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) also known as Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy (HMSN), this is the place for you. The purpose of our community is to provide patients, families and friends affected with CMT/HMSN a place to find support, information, and most importantly a place to connect! Please feel free to suggest new ideas, because this is YOUR community.
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