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Trisomy Breakthrough?

By | July 30th, 2013|General|

Most people have 46 chromosomes in 23 pairs. One set from the mom and one from the dad.  Sometimes something doesn’t go quite right, and one of the chromosome pairs doesn’t divide evenly at the right time, and a person ends up with 3 of one of the chromosomes.  Trisomy means three chromosomes instead of the normal 2.  There [...]

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Up with Down Syndrome

By | March 20th, 2013|General|

One in every 600 or so babies born in AZ has Down Syndrome, including my kid Luke- (pictured here with his Grandma & Grandpa- Tom and Norma). We'll be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday March 21st to help raise awareness of what Down Syndrome is, what it means to have Down Syndrome, and [...]

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