Wednesday is September 30th is LImb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day!!! yaayy!!!
LGMD Awareness Day is held September 30th each year and is the occasion to globally raise awareness for Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. We invite you to become an Ambassador for LGMD Awareness Day to show your support for our 2020 campaign.
What is limb-girdle muscular dystrophy?
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) is a diverse group of disorders with many subtypes categorized by disease gene and inheritance. LGMD usually manifests in the proximal muscles around the hips and shoulders. (The proximal muscles are those closest to the center of the body; distal muscles are farther away from the center — for example, in the hands and feet).