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Sample Informative Speech Outline Muscular Dystrophy By Jim Wilson Mattie Stepanek is a gifted poet and songwriter. His first book, “Heartsongs”, sold over 1.5 million copies. He wrote the lyrics to a top-40 country single for 14 year-old Billy Gilman. Mattie himself is only 13. Mattie is also a victim of Muscular Dystrophy (MD). He uses an electric wheelchair and a ventilator. And he is not alone. The Mayo Clinic reports that Muscular Dystrophy affects over 50,000 Americans. When I conclude today, you will be familiar with the forms of Muscular Dystrophy, as well as the ways to prevent and treat it. I. Types of Muscular Dystrophy Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Muscular Dystrophy (MD) as “a group of hereditary diseases characterized by progressive wasting of muscles.” A. Many different types of the disease 1. Includes MD and related diseases 2. Muscular Dystrophy Association website identifies over 40 forms B. Duchenne’s Disease 1. Most common form of the disease 2. Caused by a recessive gene carried by the mother a. 50% of sons will have the disease b. 50% of daughters will be carriers c. Results in a lack of the muscle protein dystrophin
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course SPC 1608 taught by Professor Phillips,s during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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