A discussion of the disease A.L.S., also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. A.L.S. patients experience a gradual degeneration of the muscles which leads to fatal paralysis. Diane and her guests talk about the latest advances in research and treatment of this devastating disease.

Patients, caregivers and family members can reach the ALS Association information and referral service at 1-800-782-4747.

Guests

  • Dr. Rudiger Kratz neurologist in private practice
  • Dr. Gerald Fischbach director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH
  • Bob Abendroth attorney based in Milwaukee and and a volunteer research director
  • Susan Brown ALS patient

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jul 31 2015Thousands of migrants try to reach Britain from France through the Channel Tunnel. Turkish airstrikes target Kurdish militants. And President Barack Obama wraps up a five-day trip to Africa. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jul 31 2015A white campus police officer in Cincinnati is charged with the murder of an unarmed black motorist. Congress passes interim funding for the highway bill. And the latest GDP report indicates modest second-quarter growth in the U.S. economy. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page to round up the week's top news.