#Dupuytren

Dupuytren Matching Gift Challenge
Dec 22, 2017

Compassion, Generosity, and Enlightened Self-Interest In this season of gratitude and self-reflection, it’s wonderful to have a simple way to help oneself and at the same time help others in the same situation. I have Dupuytren disease in my hand. I’ve learned that Dupuytren-related diseases run in my family, here and there: Dupuytren, Ledderhose, Peyronie, […]

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Dupuytren Triggers: 60 second survey
On: Dec 16, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Dupuytren Triggers Yes, that’s a picture of Roy Roger’s horse, Trigger. You might not have been expecting that. Dupuytren also shows up unexpectedly. People have normal hands, and then they don’t. Many feel the problem came out of nowhere. Others may recall some event happening around the same time as Dupuytren first appeared and conclude […]

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Support Dupuytren Research with Amazon Smile: Amazon4Dup.com
On: Nov 16, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3886958 and Amazon donates to Dupuytren Research Group. We’ve set up this simple shortcut to make it easy to remember and to pass on to your friends: Amazon4Dup.com links to the Amazon Smile Dupuytren Research Group page. It’s easy and will make a difference! Thanks! […]

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Musicians with Dupuytren: 60 Second Survey
On: Nov 3, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Musicians with Dupuytren The curse of the MacCrimmons! Dupuytren contracture has been called this because it crippled the MacCrimmons, the famous pipers of the Isle of Skye: the first record of Dupuytren interfering with playing a musical instrument (although some might question whether or not bagpipes are a “musical” instrument). This month’s 60 Second Survey […]

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Survey Results: Dupuytren, Sports, and Floor Exercises
On: Nov 1, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Survey Results: Dupuytren, Sports, and Floor Exercises Many people with Dupuytren disease report problems with hand-intensive sports and floor exercises relating to their Dupuytren disease. How common is this? Is it all due to bent fingers or are there additional issues? This 2017 Dupuytren Research Group survey reviews the results of 504 participants with Dupuytren […]

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Typing and Dupuytren Disease: Sixty Second Survey Results
On: Oct 6, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Typing and Dupuytren Disease Problems with keyboard use are a common complaint with Dupuytren disease. A recent Dupuytren Research Group survey gives insight into the specifics based on the responses of 383 survey participants with Dupuytren disease. It’s a common problem. Two-thirds of study participants reported Dupuytren-related difficulties with keyboard use. Over half reported that […]

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Dupuytren and Typing
On: Sep 2, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Does Dupuytren affect your touch typing? Yes or no, we’d love to know! Take this month’s Sixty Second Survey at this link. . Take the survey to help improve the understanding of Dupuytren disease. Results will be released at the end of the month. Please repost/retweet! And… spaces for Thursday Sept 7 San Francisco Dupuytren […]

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Handwriting and Dupuytren Disease: Sixty Second Survey Results
On: Aug 15, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Does Dupuytren disease affect handwriting? 635 people responded to the Dupuytren Research Group Sixty Second Survey of the effect of Dupuytren on their handwriting. This survey asked three questions of people living with Dupuytren disease: Does Dupuytren affect your writing hand? No Yes, without contracture Yes, with contracture If yes to #1,  has Dupuytren disease affected […]

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Dupuytren and Handwriting
On: Aug 3, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Does Dupuytren affect your handwriting or how you write? Yes or no, we’d love to know! Take the short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DUP-handwriting – it will take less than 60 seconds. Results will be released next week. Please repost/retweet! Thanks – Charles Eaton MD

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