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Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Wilmington, Delaware
I have had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) since March 2002. Both of my sons, ages 10 and 14, have CFS also. In spite of these challenges, we try to focus on living and enjoying our lives.

Wend B

Chaska, Minnesota
I have 4 kids, I am currently working on Social Security Disabilty (finally at the court hearing level). I have been married for 14 1/2 years. My family has a plethora of genetic disorders. I have Arnold Chiari Malformation type I, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Tethered Cord Syndrome, in 2001 I had a small stroke that I have fully recovered from, and now have a 1.8cm aneurysm on my right kidney....

Dr. Timothy Durnin Health Maven

Specialty: chiropractor (DC)
Lansing, Illinois
Communities: Exercise, Swimming, Martial Arts , ...

ABandCsMom

Stockbridge, Michigan
I'm a SAHM of three kids. Actually, two are pretty much grown. There ages are 22, 19 and 7 years. Our 7 year old was born a child with Down syndrome. We have seen our share of health issues that coincide with Down syndrome. We have been through two heart surgeries and 26 months of chemotherapy due to leukemia. We are now dealing with some sort of a platelet disorder with our 7 year old. It's not...

Kris L.

United States
Hello, I am Kris, married to Tom for 32 years and mom to 8 wonderful kids; 4 adult men, a teen daughter and three young daughters who have the diagnosis of Down syndrome. Meghan, who was born to us, and our youngest two, who were adopted, Kara from Ukraine and Amanda from Estonia when they were both 3 years old. All three girls have different strengths and weaknesses, and all are very unique....
Communities: Down Syndrome

WelcometoIllinois Patient Expert

United States
Welcome to Illinois is a blog about Down syndrome (or Down's syndrome if you're British like me). I am a husband, a father, and a writer and I live in West London. In March 2008 my wife and I found out that our second son, G, who was born in September 2008, has Downâ??s syndrome. Our first son, J, is two and half years older than his brother. For the time being I have decided to write this...
Communities: Down Syndrome

Qadoshyah

Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Got Down Syndrome is a blog of a girl who has a brother with Down syndrome. She shares her findings, research about Down syndrome and life with someone who has Down syndrome. There is so much potential for individuals with Down syndrome and any research or great resources are posted on here. Everything from nutritional intervention, food allergies, speech therapy and everything else in between...
Communities: Down Syndrome

Paula Burckhard

United States
Hello! My name is Paula . I have been married to my best friend Kevin for 22 years. We have four children: Elizabeth (15), Samuel (11), Grace (9) and Bella (4). Over 9 years ago we were ushered into the wonderful world of Down Syndrome when Grace was born. Her birth came as quite a shock to us, but God knew what we needed better than we did! Fast forward nine years later--We have just...
Communities: Down Syndrome

Cori Sarno V.

United States
On February 8, 2009 Joey, our bundle of joy arrived five weeks early! A few days later we learned that he had Down syndrome. We had no idea throughout the pregnancy that our baby was going to have Down syndrome. But we had refused most of the prenatal testing because when I saw Joey's heart beating on an ultrasound at 9 weeks gestation I knew that was a baby, our baby, and it did not matter...
Communities: Down Syndrome

Tracy

United States
I am the mother of three little girls. My youngest is six years old and has Down syndrome. I was shocked and upset to recieve the prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, but over the years I have found that raising a child with Down syndrome is not what all the resources would lead one to believe. Yes, my daughter has challenges, but every day with her is an absolute joy. I just want this blog...
Communities: Down Syndrome