Albany, NY CMTA Branch

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Albany, NY CMTA Branch

The Albany, NY CMTA Branch is for those who have Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and their loved ones. We welcome you to join this vibrant group of active and caring individuals in your area to share resources, ideas, CMT-related information, and personal experiences and to, ultimately, build life-long friendships and support. Meetings will focus on CMT education, awareness, research updates, fundraising initiatives, advocacy, and current events and will include guest speakers. We love newcomers and hope you will join us at our next meeting!

10 Community Way
East Greenbush
East Greenbush Community Library
Cara Leath

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Cara is a lifelong NY resident who moved to the Capital District with her husband in 2018. She was diagnosed with CMT1B in 2014 and was the launch point for uncovering her family’s genetic history of CMT. Her goal for the Albany area branch is to build community for people with CMT and their loved ones, share resources, and raise money for treatment research. She navigates life in a pair of TurboMed AFOs and stays active through Orangetheory and yoga classes. Her hobbies include board games, exploring breweries and hosting college football watch nights in her apartment.