How many life milestones are achieved in young people with Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy?

Takeaway

  • Many young people with Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy did not finish high school, are unemployed, and still live with their parents.

Why this matters

    There are limited data about the transition from childhood to adulthood in men with Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy. Greater understanding of the milestones achieved by this population could help healthcare providers to provide successful programs to facilitate these life transitions.