Friday, October 07, 2005

About SMA

About SMA:

  • One in every 6,000 babies is born with SMA. Of children diagnosed before age two, 50% will die before their second birthday.
  • SMA can strike anyone of any age, race or gender.
  • One in every 40 people carries the gene that causes SMA. The child of two carriers has a one in four chance of developing SMA.

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