CMTA Webinars/Virtual Programs

…Shy during CMT Awareness Month 2013, the CMTA has been conducting webinars intended to inform and educate everyone about CMT. Recently, to help keep our CMTA community members informed and…

CMT and Other Medical Conditions

CMT? Trigger finger is a common problem and probably not related to CMT. Can CMT cause osteoporosis? Not directly. The only relationship between the two is that inactivity from CMT

What is CMT?

…there? Scientists have identified over 100 different gene mutations causing CMT. Most people (90%) have one of four types of CMT: CMT 1A (PMP 22); CMT 1B (MPZ); CMT 2A…

Find Research by My CMT Type/Subtype

…a link to the research page. CMT Type 1 CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant (see inheritance.) demyelinating form of CMT. CMT1 accounts for about 55…

Ask the Expert: Breathing and CMT

…some particularly severe forms of CMT can affect breathing. BY MICHAEL E. SHY, MD, CMT CLINIC, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL We receive a number of questions in our CMT clinic…

CMTA Board of Directors

…have CMT or someone in their family does or whether they are engaged in CMT research, they are dedicated to helping people affected by CMT. Herbert Beron Secretary When Herb’s…

Neurotoxic Medications

…for people with CMT? According to our CMT experts, Botox is not recommended for individuals with CMT but can be used in areas that are not directly affected by CMT

Medications/Vaccination

…immunization contraindicated for people with CMT? Some CMT patients have an autoimmune polyneuropathy in addition to their CMT. For those patients, we must be concerned about vaccinations. Most CMT patients…

Types of CMT

…Research Network (RDCRN) to learn more. CMT Type 1 CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant (see inheritance.) demyelinating form of CMT. CMT1 accounts for about 55…