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Old 02-28-2004, 01:02 AM #1 (permalink)
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Default Mom diagnosed with ALS

Hi! Hope I'm doing this right, it's my first time.
My mom, 67 years old, was diagnosed with ALS in Dec. of 2002.
Her legs are very weak and she falls alot but so far is still walking.
I have noticed her words being heavy and slowed. And her hands are losing strength-dropping things and not being able to grip.
I understand this disease progresses differently with each person but I was wandering if from these symptoms, anyone could suggest to me what to expect next and how fast to expect it?
I'm 37, the youngest child of 4. And my mom is my very best friend! I've been hoping for a misdiagnosis but it's been over a year now and they haven't changed there minds yet.
If anyone has any advice for me or can tell me what to expect next, please let me know.
Before her diagnosis, I didnt even know what this disease was.
Thanks for listening![/b]
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