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There’s Still Time to Make a Difference!
On: Dec 27, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

There’s still time! (but not much…) Thanks to your generosity, we’ve reached our 2019 goal of sending out invitations to participate in Dupuytren blood test research. This is a huge step forward! It’s taken five years of steady work, and we have more to do. In 2020, we will analyze the data and publish the results. This […]

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AmazonSmile Supports Dupuytren Research Group
On: Dec 16, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

AmazonSmile donates to charitable organizations for purchases made through Amazon.com. The shopper chooses which charity to support and AmazonSmile directs them to that charity’s AmazonSmile page. For example, AmazonSmile’s page for the Dupuytren Research Group is https://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ext_ch_26-3886958_dl That’s a long link to remember. We’ve made it simple: Amazon4Dup.com goes directly to https://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ext_ch_26-3886958_dl. Amazon4Dup. Try it! […]

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There’s Still Time!
On: Dec 15, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

There’s still time before the end of this year.  There’s still time to reflect on the growing momentum in research for a Dupuytren cure. 2019 has been a breakthrough year for the Dupuytren Research Group promoting awareness and conducting research to find cures for Dupuytren disease and related conditions. There’s still time to enroll in […]

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Dupuytren versus Spellcheck
On: Nov 26, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

The word “Dupuytren” is often missing from spellcheck libraries. Before my phone got used to me, it transcribed Dupuytren as “Jupiter Den”, “Two Bedrooms” “Do engine” and other comical substitutions, although it never produced “Department Contracture” or “Dumpster Contracture”, as in this newspaper article published last week: Dupuytren, Dupuytren, Dupuytren! It’s a common problem. We need […]

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Stop blaming the Vikings!
On: Nov 21, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

You’ve heard it: “Dupuytren is a ‘Viking disease’.” Is it? The answer begins in 1985. That year, surgeon John Hueston published his second textbook on Dupuytren disease. He wrote this on the first page of Chapter 6: That the Celtic immigration has spread this ‘Viking disease’ across the north of Europe, where the highest incidence […]

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Dupuytren Hand Therapy Podcast 1/2
On: Nov 19, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

Susan Weiss OTR/L CHT just released the first of a 2-part audio podcast interview with Dupuytren Research Group’s Dr. Charles Eaton, discussing Dupuytren disease from a hand therapy perspective. Very interesting, can’t wait for the second installment!

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Dupuytren Outreach Milestone
On: Oct 28, 2019
By: Charles Eaton

Dupuytren Research Group Outreach and Awareness programs have reached a new milestone: 1000 subscribers to Dupuytren.tv, the Dupuytren Research Group video podcast / YouTube channel. It’s actually a big deal: we don’t feature cats or dogs, cute babies, social media influencers, hot spokesmodels, “one weird trick” clickbait, video game reviews, celebrities behaving badly, or other […]

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