New Guidlines On Genetic Testing for Muscular Dystrophy

A new guideline from the  American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the  American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate the full picture—from symptoms, family history and ethnicity to a physical exam and certain lab test results—in order to determine what genetic tests may best diagnose a person's subtype of limb-girdle or distal muscular dystrophy. When considering IVF and fertility procedures, speak to your doctor about the differing options in genetic testing. To read more about the guidelines, read the full article here

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