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Can there be really a cure for down syndrome?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
No: If your question is whether you can make it go away the answer is no.Ds patients have the abnormal chromosome information in all the cells of their body for their lifetime. The level of their limitations varies from moderate to major. Ds patients can live a comfortable life with supportive care for their various conditions & have an expected 60+ year lifespan.
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