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It’s called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Symptoms include many types of heart defects and palatal differences, with nearly a third of those affected with 22q having kidney problems as well. Many newborns diagnosed with 22q are saddled with immune system problems leading to trouble with infections or vaccines and more. The Balancing Act welcomes Doctor Kimberly […]

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic condition diagnosed in childhood. The condition primary affects boys, and about 1 in 3,500 boys are born with Duchenne each year. The condition has a similar incidence to a more well-known condition, Cystic Fibrosis. Unlike Cystic Fibrosis, carrier screening for Duchenne has not been as widely […]