DMD care considerations – improving outcomes for patients with DMD

It is possible to help improve the quality of life and life expectancy of individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.1,2 With the right care and access to adequate therapeutic strategies, healthcare teams have been able to:1,3
  • Help delay loss of ambulation
  • Reduce disease complications
  • Improve survival

For your patient, this can mean leading a fulfilling, independent life into adulthood.

This interactive resource provides an easy-to-digest overview of the key points from the updated DMD Care Considerations along with useful questions to help assess your knowledge throughout. Click below to get started.


Focused, two-page summaries of the 2018 International Duchenne Care Considerations are also available in PDF format.

Click on the summaries to view.

Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Part 1

Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Part 2

Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Part 3

Studies have shown that early diagnosis and care can help slow Duchenne muscular dystrophy progression and minimise the risks and complications of the disease.1,2 Click here to find out how you can help drive a successful diagnostic journey.

1. Birnkrant DJ, et al. Lancet Neurol. 2018;17:251–267 [Part 1].
2. Mah JK. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2016;12:1795–1807.
3. Gloss D, et al. Neurology. 2016;86:465–472.

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