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June 2014 Community Newsletter

Posted by Ben Munoz on June 29, 2014 at 9:33am 0 Comments

Summer - the time of the year where some of our wonderful and fun memories are made. As a quote goes, "Life without love is like a year without summer."  Spend some time with your loved ones, enjoy the sights and sounds of nature and feel the…

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What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth?

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.


finding Housing

Started by jnj2008 in General. Last reply by jnj2008 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi everyoneI don't know if anyone has had this problem before or not but maybe someone out here can help us.  Our landlords right now don't know that I already get my disability check because they think they are entitled to the whole thing. They…Continue

Chairs, do you have a favorite?

Started by SK in General. Last reply by jnj2008 16 hours ago. 11 Replies

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


Started by HM in General. Last reply by SK 16 hours ago. 49 Replies

Hi!Pharnext is developping their pleotherapeutic medication PXT3003 for CMT1a.  http://www.pharnext.com/pipeline/cmt-programPhase II was positiv. Look key facts:  …Continue

Which type of CMT do you have?

Started by SK in General. Last reply by SK yesterday. 21 Replies

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

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1 Which type of CMT do you have?

Which type of CMT do you have?

Posted by SK on July 11, 2014

2 Is there a time of day when you are at your best/worst?

Is there a time of day when you are at your best/worst?

Posted by SK on June 30, 2014

3 Fatigue


Posted by Tom on July 6, 2014

4 Hammertoes?  How many have them and did you have surgery?

Hammertoes? How many have them and did you have surgery?

Posted by SK on July 1, 2014

5 Pain and BNS combo (pxt3003)

Pain and BNS combo (pxt3003)

Posted by HM on July 13, 2014


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