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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Other Names for this Disease
  • LGMD- autosomal recessive
  • Limb girdle muscular dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy autosomal recessive
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  • I was diagnosed with limb-girdle MD in 2011. I was wondering if this can make a person become diabetic. Also, should I have my two children tested for this? And what kind of testing should they have? My father had the same thing. My mother wishes she could have known a way to check me and my brother. Click here for answer

  • Is there any treatment available for limb-girdle muscular dystrophy? Are there any effective medications used to treat the condition? Click here for answer