eNews March 2010
March 11, 2010
Volume 3, No. 2
Dr. Uitto's group reports in a January 2010 article that Fetuin-A circulating in the blood of the PXE mouse reduces the amount of tissue mineralization taking place. Free article in PubMed .
Save the Date!
PXE International's 15th anniversary is this year ! Celebrate with us at the 2010 Biennial Conference on September 10-12 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
Consider donating an item to our raffle or auction. Contact Mary Peckiconis at 202-362-9599 x 208 if you wish to donate. More information on this meeting coming soon.
The FAQs About Inheritance and PXE
"I have PXE and I want to have children. Will I pass PXE on to my children?"
"How do you inherit PXE?"
"What is a PXE carrier, and do they have symptoms?"
Low Vision Lifted Up
Whatever the cause, vision loss is vision loss. Here are the stories of two women who've suffered serious vision loss from disorders unrelated to PXE. Their struggles are similar, though, and their coping skills and adaptations are inspiring examples.