On Borrowed Time: ALS Patient Stories
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects the motor neurons, the cells that initiate and control movement of muscles. Listen to these Emory patients talk about their diagnosis with ALS and how they and their families are coping with the devastating disease.
Nettie Greene
Nettie Greene was used to holding down two jobs. "I never was one to sit and not do," she says. Then she was diagnosed with ALS. These days, using a walker to walk and a machine that helps her breathe at night, she finds herself relying on her family to help her "do." To read more about Nettie and other ALS survivors, read "On Borrowed Time."
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