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HNF is thrilled to have been chosen for the fifth year as a Charity Partner for the 2016 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour.
You can join us, and truly make a difference. Register to be a Team CMT member and you’ll be part of an international effort to change the future for those living with CMT.
Her sister was diagnosed with CMT when she was 14, and since then her and many family members have become very familiar with the disease and have worked to raise awareness.
Dust off those spin shoes and come out to CRANK NYC (Upper East Side – 1658 Third Avenue) Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm and Spin-For-A- Cure!
In spite of high foot arches and trouble with balance, Joy von Werder of Winter Springs, FL has always been a runner and cyclist. She was also eager to participate in a triathlon. “The training and racing aspects really appeal to me,” she explained. There was one huge problem though. Joy didn’t know how to swim. “So there I was, 39 years old, taking swimming lessons from the boy who gave my little kids lessons,” Joy laughs, but her voice changes quickly as she describes her first race.
Allyson O’Connor won’t let CMT get her down. She was unofficially diagnosed at the age of 10. Her Dad had the same symptoms, but at the time genetic tests were not available. Her diagnosis was based on an EMG. After having her two children, now age 8 and 6, she decided it was important to determine if she definitely had CMT.
Grab your shoes and spin CRANK Style NYC!
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Where: 1658 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10128 (between 92nd & 93rd Street Upper East Side)
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Join us November 15, 2014 in Ft. Lauderdale for an Havana Nights Fundraiser to raise money and awareness to fund research for CMT Type 6.
I was diagnosed with CMT type 1a in August of 2010. I was relieved to put a name to symptoms I’ve had my whole life.
Five-year-old Aiden Kelly was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) last April, but for the Wellesley boy, the impact of this rare disease has only revealed itself gradually.