Consider this: It takes an average of eight years for someone with a rare disease to get a diagnosis. Many adults have endured symptoms for decades before finding out what’s wrong with them. Even with a diagnosis, their challenges may not be over. The world of rare diseases is often complicated and misunderstood.
The first annual Earl’s 5K for MSA drew a big crowd and raised a lot of money for multiple system atrophy (MSA). What’s that? Read more on the Catching Health blog.
Seven years ago, Earl Cutter began losing his balance. Today, he’s in a wheelchair. He has MSA. Find out what that is and how Earl copes with his new life.