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What does LGMD stand for?

LGMD stands for Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

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com/prnh/20130214/DC60923LOGO) Since 2001, federal funding and coordination of muscular dystrophy research has dramatically enhanced discovery and development of potential treatments for the muscular dystrophies, including: Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies (DMD/BMD, or also known as DBMD); congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD); facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD); limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD); and myotonic muscular dystrophy (MMD).
Zoe Hallam, 18, who has limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, said: "In a process that is already complicated for any student, the additional restrictions placed on disabled people can make it a real challenge to go to university.