side effects of corticosteroids

Osteoporosis is a serious effect of neuromuscular disease, but one that can be managed

posted on December 1, 2001 - 5:12am
A 27-year-old woman with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy breaks a hip after tripping over a pair of shoes and falling onto a carpeted floor... A 6-year-old boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is found to have low bone density while undergoing routine testing to enter a clinical trial... A middle-aged woman who's been taking medication for an inflammatory myopathy for many years steps off a...
posted on May 1, 2007 - 2:05pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 3
Carlie Brinker of Millersburg, Ohio, tries to walk to the mailbox and back a couple of times a day and to her sister’s house, half a mile away, if the weather is good.

Knowing if you're on the right course with corticosteroids

posted on May 1, 2007 - 1:59pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 3
"Since being on prednisone, I’ve been up and down with my weight and up and down with the milligram dosage,” says Carlie Brinker. “I’m 19, and I’ve been on prednisone for 11 years.”

Osteoporosis is a serious effect of neuromuscular disease, but one that can be managed

posted on December 1, 2001 - 5:12am
A 27-year-old woman with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy breaks a hip after tripping over a pair of shoes and falling onto a carpeted floor... A 6-year-old boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is found to have low bone density while undergoing routine testing to enter a clinical trial... A middle-aged woman who's been taking medication for an inflammatory myopathy for many years steps off a...