Ed Gunderson

posted on July 1, 2009 - 3:30pm
The high number of recent property foreclosures, driven by an uncertain economy, is taking a particular toll on people with disabilities who rent homes, condos and apartments. People with disabilities often require ground-floor dwellings and close proximity to medical services, equipment providers, caregivers and accessible means of transportation. These requirements — plus difficulties with...

Specialists, support groups and stimulant medications help families cope with the unusual cognitive and personality effects of type 1 myotonic dystrophy

posted on September 1, 2008 - 2:27pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 5
*Many people interviewed for this article asked not to be identified to protect the privacy of affected family members. “Everybody knows the word apathy,” says a California woman whose 25-year-old daughter’s type 1 myotonic dystrophy (MMD1, sometimes called DM1) was diagnosed just a few years ago. “People use the word loosely. I don’t think it does justice to the reality of this disease.”