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BrainWaves #150 Patient narrative part 2: It started with back pain…

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Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities. Episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: October 17, 2019

College is a tough time for any kid. But it should also be exciting. Then to experience the freedoms of young adulthood, only later to face the horrifying reality of a progressive neurodegenerative's not something anyone should experience. In this week's continuation of the patient narrative series, Dr. Paul McIntosh (Duke) shares his life-changing story and his optimism about surviving a chronic neurologic illness.

Produced by James E Siegler with the help of Paul McIntosh. For more information about Pompe Disease, check out the resources provided by the United Pompe Foundation at Music for our program this week was courtesy of Ars Sonor, Franz Danzi, Lee Rosevere, and Scott Holmes. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision-making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (now X) @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.


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