The facts about the devastating disease - Mason Sours
Progeria will not affect intellect, they can attend there appropriate age/grade. They will need comforting shoes because regular shoes will hurt there feet. They will also need regular physical activity. Smaller meals will help with calorie intake.
Life expectancy for children with Progeria is 13-20 years of age, sometimes a little longer.
- Progeria comes from the Greek term "Pro" for Premature.
- Kids with Progeria also have an Insulin resistance.
- They also have delayed teeth and abnormal formation.
- 100 kids live with progeria in 36 countries.
- Progeria is VERY rare.