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Understand Duchenne


Knowledge is power. One of the most effective tools in the fight against Duchenne is a better understanding of what Duchenne actually is. In this section, you will find essential information that will help you grasp the fundamentals about Duchenne, what to expect from the disorder, and how you can educate the most important people in your and your son’s life.

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Teach Others About Duchenne
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