The Muscular Dystrophies are a group of inherited diseases that cause weakening and wasting of the muscles. There are approximately 30 types of muscular dystrophy disease, each with a separate cause. Some are obvious at birth, others develop during childhood and some only become apparent in adults.
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Zoë Davidson PhD, Accredited Practising Dietitian Overweight and obesity is a problem facing all Australians including our own children. Currently, one in four Australian children are overweight or obese; a scary statistic.