Mom of Three Boys with Muscular Dystrophy Shares Her Secrets on Remaining Positive

Betty has her own blog and is very active on Facebook to connect with other parents.

Betty finds comfort with other families who are also raising a child with the disease.  Aside from her own personal blog, Betty is also very active on Facebook groups and other DMD focused resources.  She has connected with 20 other boys and young men who are battling the disease in her own state. Betty has also a point of reaching out to the families and sharing stories. Vertin also advocates for the disease, its victims and their family. She and her boys have testified before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are very active in a non-profit group called Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD).

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