Airing weekdays at 7:30 A.M. on

Airing weekdays at 7:30 A.M. on

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The Balancing Act welcomes Dr. Kimberly Martin, whose special insights into the genetic condition of 22q.11.2 helps to explain the advantages early screening can bring.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic condition diagnosed in childhood. The condition primarily affects boys, and about 1 in 3,500 boys are born with Duchenne each year.