Known as the anchor of the purple people eaters in Minnesota
Lou Gehrig's disease
Wally Hilenberg was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS).
This disease is mainly inherited from past generations, and ALS is a fatal disease. The disease mainly effects people on their 60s or 70s.
Some symptoms of this disease are...
-twitching and cramping of muscles
-shortness of breath/difficulty breathing or swallowing
When Wally was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig disease he carried himself with pride, and said he would live everyday to the fullest, and enjoy life with his family while he was still here.
Treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease
Since this disease effects a lot your body treatment isn't very successful, but things doctors do for this disease are...
-give you medication
-physical and occupational therapy
-mental health care