Episode 4: Road Trip Part 1

Original Publish Date

March 3, 2021

Episode Description

This episode tells the story of show host Kenneth Raymond’s personal road trip journey that led to his CMT diagnosis. This is the first installment of a two-part episode, and it starts with the story of a 12-year-old climbing a giant oak tree in the dead-of-Winter, and then everything changes all of a sudden, without warning, and nothing would ever be the same for our show host.

Episode 4: Road Trip Part 1

Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss my personal road trip that led to my CMT diagnosis. This is the first part of a two-part episode.


Useful CMT Information

Johns Hopkins Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) CMT Phenotype Series
https://www.omim.org/phenotypicSeries/PS162400

What is a Chromosome?
https://www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Chromosome

What is an Autosome?
https://www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Autosome

Inheritance Patterns and Mutation Types:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK115561/


A Gene’s Home Address:
https://medlineplus.gov/genetics/understanding/howgeneswork/genelocation/

The Cryptid Sloth Show Ep 1: It’s All In The Genes:
https://thecryptidslothshow.buzzsprout.com/1550245/7360330-ep-1-it-s-all-in-the-genes


CMT Type Categories and Associated Subtypes

CMT1:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt1

CMT2:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt2

CMT4:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt4

X-Linked CMT:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmtx

Dominant Intermediate CMT:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt-di

Recessive Intermediate CMT:
https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt-ri


Referenced CMT Types

CMT1A: https://www.thecryptidsloth.com/cmt1/cmt1a


Additional CMT Resources

Find Your Nearest Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association Centers of Excellence CMT Clinic:
https://www.cmtausa.org/living-with-cmt/find-help/cmta-centers-of-excellence/

The CMTA’s Ask the Expert Desk:
https://www.cmtausa.org/living-with-cmt/find-help/ask-the-expert/

The Inherited Neuropathies Consortium:
https://www.rarediseasesnetwork.org/cms/inc/

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation
https://www.hnf-cure.org/