Welcome to the North Carolina Chapter!
Thank you for visiting the North Carolina Chapter of the FSHD Society which officially launched in October 2018. We are here to build a local community of patients, family and friends, and help them connect and advocate for themselves and each other. Our hope for the future is to find a cure – Until then, we hope to bring a greater awareness to the community, and to help improve the quality of life of all those affected.
Join Us for Our Next Chapter Meeting on Saturday, November 9th
This next chapter meeting will be discussing Health Insurance, the North Carolina Chapter’s 2019 Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD, next year’s agenda for the chapter, Mental Health resources, and a discussion on mental health with FSHD.
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Our second annual Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD took place on Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019 at North Carolina State University – Talley Student Union! A million THANK YOU’s to everyone who was involved with this fabulous event!
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Upcoming Events › North Carolina Chapter Events
Informational Webinar Our webinar on January 20th at noon U.S. Eastern Time will introduce our Voice of the Patient Forum (taking place on April 21) and answer your questions about how to be involved. This meeting is the FSHD Community’s platform to present testimony by patients and family caregivers and educate the FDA on how FSHD has impacted your life or the life of your loved ones. Your input will result in a Voice of the Patient Report that will…Find out more »
Please mark your calendars for our first Chapter Meeting of 2020! Dr. Puwanant, an FSHD specialist from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will be joining us to speak. Join us on Saturday, February 8th from 11:30 to 2:30 at Parkway UCC just off Silas Creek Parkway. We hope to see you there!Find out more »
This meeting is the FSHD Community’s forum to present testimony by patients and family caregivers and educate the FDA on how FSHD has impacted your life or the life of your loved ones. Your input will result in a Voice of the Patient Report that will be submitted to the FDA’s Division of Neurology Products, Office of New Drugs, for inclusion in the framework used to evaluate future FSHD therapies. Your views carry great weight with the agency when it considers whether…Find out more »