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Posts Tagged ‘Brisan Stults’

Video: What is Niemann-Pick Type C disease? Can you share?

We have put together a short video of Brisan and Parker Stults to help raise awareness through social media outlets. The upcoming 2011 year should bring hopefully other insightful videos that can be shared with our friends, family, coworkers, and complete strangers. The whole object with any […]

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MyDunkTank.com Dare By Steve Hugunin | Niemann-Pick Type C

Wednesday August 25th Steve Hugunin’s hair line changed forever. Well maybe just for another 30 days! He participated with MyDunkTank.com in raising money for the Niemann-Pick Children’s Fund in honor of my two sons Brisan and Parker Stults. He had two weeks to accomplish his mission. The […]

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Why refer to it as the “Childhood Alzheimer’s”?

Why refer to it as the “Childhood Alzheimer’s”?

You possibly can recall someone you knew that suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Currently 5.3 million Americans are living with this progressive and fatal brain disease with no cure (www.Alz.org). Alzheimer’s is progressively devastating in how it destroys brain cells, causes loss of memory (progressive dementia), and problems […]

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Dementia in Our Kids – The Uninvited Thief

Dementia in Our Kids – The Uninvited Thief

Dementia, who was the thief that thought up this bright idea? Sorry honey, what did you say again? OK that might be a case of selective hearing. We’ve all have had family or known people who have suffered with this horrible symptom. DementiaWhen you mention dementia, Alzheimer’s comes to mind or we all tend to think of an elderly person with their hands on their head not able to remember out of frustration pounding the table with their fists. STOP!… WAIT!… Did you know our children can suffer from dementia too?

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Social Security Adds 38 New Medical Conditions that Qualify for Disability

Social Security adds 38 new medical conditions that qualify for disability help.  The new conditions range from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease to rare diseases that primarily affect children which includes Niemann-Pick Type C! Personally this seems like a relief for so many families. One of the goals of […]

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