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1 in 15 People have neuropathy
Chances are you know someone who has neuropathy, even if you've never heard of it. About 20 million Americans suffer from neuropathy. That’s more people than Parkinson's, HIV, and Alzheimer's COMBINED. Many people, however, do not receive a timely, or even accurate, diagnosis. Neuropathy Alliance of Texas seeks to provide neuropathy patients and their caregivers information, support, tools, resources and hope to be able to "Live Well with Neuropathy."
5 neuropathy support groups in Texas with monthly meetings featuring expert speakers from a variety of disciplines.
Tai Chi classes
Currently offered in 3 locations to help with balance, strength, proprioception, and stress relief.
Lending library, online meeting videos, network of healthcare providers, shared information in a welcoming community setting.
There will be a Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) Meeting for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and related inherited neuropathies in Washington, D.C. on Friday, September 28, 2018. The meeting will be held in conjunction with September National CMT Awareness Month. For more info, please visit: hnf-cure.org.
Martha Meraviglia is an Advanced Practice Nurse (Clinical Nurse Specialist) caring for people living with chronic conditions including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, and has conducted research projects in the areas of health promotion and holistic
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We are seeking outgoing volunteers to help at each of our monthly support group meetings, and we ask that each volunteer commit to one or two of the following responsibilities every month: Set up the Library and keep track of books Register attendees and help with name badges Provide 1:1 support and a warm welcome
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I started taking Tai Chi classes for my arthritis in May, and while it was fun and good exercise, I didn’t notice much difference in the first few weeks. Then one day, I noticed that my legs didn’t get tired while I had been standing for a long time. Without realizing it, I had been applying
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We are thrilled to be one of six non-profits chosen by Texas State University’s Marketing for Social Change class, where undergraduate students will consult NATX for enhanced awareness and outreach, especially to the young adult population in Central Texas. It has long been a dream of NATX’s to improve outreach to the younger population, and
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Board Member- We are still seeking ambitious community members to join our board, especially those with fundraising, media, marketing, social work, or healthcare backgrounds. If you are interested, please email Nancy Herlin at nancy(at)neuropathyalliancetx.org. All nominations will be considered but are not guaranteed placement. Marketing and Programs Manager– We are very sad to see Haden
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