Our Members - Their Stories

MDANZ members share their personal stories of living with a Muscular Dystrophy condition. 

"Don’t ever give up" - Lara Elliott

19 February 2021
Melanie Louden
"Don’t ever give up" - Lara Elliott

Having a rare disease hasn’t held Lara Elliott back from making the most of her life and fulfilling her dream to become a mother. She shares her story with Melanie Louden ahead of Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2021.


Rare disease teaches Louise to be kinder to herself and others

09 February 2021
Melanie Louden
Rare disease teaches Louise to be kinder to herself and others

From a GP who said it was all in her head, to facing her fears, Louise Davy is determined not to let the rare disease she has limit her. She shares her story with Melanie Louden ahead of Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2021.