Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness
What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
Spinal muscular atrophy is a rare degenerative problem that affects the spinal cord and nerves, resulting in muscle wasting and weakness.
This lens is dedicated to a beautiful little girl named Brooke! She just melts your heart!!! She is living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This lens is to help everyone understand just what SMA is. Below you will find links to sites about SMA. Thanks soo much for stopping by our lens today!
The Reich Family
Sma Informational Links
- CLINICAL TRIALS.GOV
THIS SITE CONTAINS STUDIES FOR SMA PATIENTS
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
- FAMILIES OF SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
Mission statement: Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the largest international organization dedicated solely to: Eradicating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) by promoting and supporting research. Helping families cope with SMA through information
- QUICK FACTS ABOUT SMA
THE DISEASE: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two, is a group of inherited and often fatal diseases that destroys the nerves controlling voluntary muscle movement, which affects crawling, walki
- FIGHT SMA WEBSITE
LINK TO THEIR WEBSITE
- ABOUT FIGHT SMA
The Mission of FightSMA: Andrew's Buddies Corporation (also known as "FightSMA") was created to accelerate the search for a treatment and cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number-one inherited cause of infant death. The organization pursues
- GENETICS HOME REFERENCE
What is spinal muscular atrophy?: Spinal muscular atrophy is a disorder that affects the control of muscle movement. It is caused by a loss of specialized nerve cells, called motor neurons, in the spinal cord and the part of the brain that is connec
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND STROKE
LINK TO THEIR WEBSITE
- SMA FOUNDATION.ORG
Mission: The mission of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation is to accelerate the development of a treatment for SMA, the number one genetic killer of infants and toddlers.
The Sean W. Venezia Foundation
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, commonly referred to as SMA, is an inherited disease that destroys the spinal cord nerves that control muscle movement, which affects crawling, walking, head and neck control, and even breathing and swallowing. Although SMA i