The Daily Impact of SMA Types 2 and 3

In this video from Cure SMA taken at the SMA patient-focused drug development meeting with the FDA in April 2017, parents of children with SMA types 2 and 3 explain how the disease impacts their daily lives.

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In addition, hear the results of a poll regarding which symptoms of SMA types 2 and 3 have the greatest impact on life, how often SMA patients typically need to go to the hospital or doctor because of an SMA-related issue, and the financial effect SMA has on a family,

The panel then opens up questions to the floor where patients and caregivers of people with SMA types 2 and 3 talk about their fears and some of the frustrations they face living with the condition.

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Wendy is a proven blogger and social media manager who has helped to build online communities for businesses and organizations. She currently heads the website’s social outreach online through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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