Tag: lipodystrophy

Dream comes true for Georgia teen with rare, life-threatening illnesses

June 2015

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (June 24, 2015): There is far more to the Mall of America than just shopping, a fact 14-year-old Raegan Drick from Warner Robins, GA, recently found out. Raegan had been dreaming of visiting the famous mall for years, and her wish recently came true thanks to children’s charity Kids Wish Network. One […]

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More than just a Mall: Raegan visits the Mall of America

January 2015

“Raegan had a great time” As a baby, Raegan would cry constantly as if she was in extreme pain. Doctors conducted blood tests and found Raegan’s blood was high in muscle enzymes. After doing some research, Raegan was diagnosed with dermatomyositis and lipodystrophy. Dermatomyositis is an uncommon inflammatory disease marked by muscle weakness, a distinctive […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.