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Zumbathon Past ALD

Carmen Rivera

Friday, May 16, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Zumbathon Past ALD

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We invite you to join us for an evening of fitness and fun by dancing ZUMBA.

All proceeds will go towards "Living Past ALD- a Non-Profit Organization.

"LIVING PAST ALD"- Is a Non-Profit organization whose mission is to RAISE AWARENESS on the effects of ALD as well as to raise funds towards research for a CURE of the disease.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7:00pm 

Shinsei Karate Do
384 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003 

Donation $20.00

For more information please contact : Carmen Rivera (862) 591-6172

ALD which stands for "Adrenoleukodystrophy" is a serious genetic disorder which progressively affects the adrenal gland, along with the white matter of the nervous system. In ALD, there is an abnormal accumulation of very long chain fatty acids, which causes tissue damage, however the exact nature of this relationship is not understood

There are 3 different types of ALD those being 

1). Childhood cerebral ALD is the most severe which mainly affects children who are between 4 and 10 years old. The most common symptoms are usually behavioral changes, poor memory and poor school performance. Other symptoms include visual loss, learning disabilities, seizures, poorly articulated speech, difficulty swallowing, deafness, fatigue, increased skin pigmentation, and progressive dementia.

2). Milder adult-onset form primarily affects male adults. It is milder than childhood cerebral ALD. It also progresses slowly in comparison. It typically begins between ages 21 and 35. Symptoms may include progressive stiffness, weakness or paralysis of the lower limbs, and ataxia. Although adult-onset ALD progresses more slowly than the classic childhood form, it can also result in deterioration of brain function.

3). Female Carrier ALD is the third type of ALD. It is occasionally seen in women who are carriers of the disorder. Symptoms are mild and may include spastic paraparesis of the lower limbs, ataxia, hypertonia (excessive muscle tone), mild peripheral neuropathy, and urinary problems.

Have questions about Zumbathon Past ALD? Contact Carmen Rivera

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Shinsei Karate
384 Bloomfield Ave
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Friday, May 16, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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