Alan Hieber, DMD Contributor

Alan Hieber, DMD Contributor
Alan is 27 and earned his bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Wright State University (Dayton, OH) in 2016. His writing background is primarily in sports, and he has done PR work for Wright State’s athletic teams and several articles for the Dayton Daily News. At birth he was diagnosed with the rare genetic and degenerative muscle disease Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, and he receives care for his condition at a renowned clinic within Cincinnati Children’s.

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Don’t Discard “Mental Scars” While Living With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

When you have a disease of the muscles, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD),  its physical nature is clearly visible. What is less visible, but nonetheless  important, are the mental scars that arise from living with this disease.  In my experience, while I have many of those mental scars, I’ve also been fortunate to have…

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