Florez, MD, PhD, who founded the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. ... People with Down syndrome tend to be very good about wearing masks and following directions,” Dr.
Adults with Down syndrome, too, have special health care needs as they age. ... For patients with Down syndrome, the issue can be complicated by placement issues.
This issue also covers extended lifespans for Down syndrome, the future of primary care, and subclinical hypothyroidism. ... In the 1970s, the average lifespan of a patient with Down syndrome was age 30.
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