Episode 5: Road Trip Conclusion

Original Publish Date

March 17, 2021

Episode Description

This episode finishes the story of show host Kenneth Raymond’s personal road trip journey that led to his CMT diagnosis. This is the second installment of a two-part episode. The first episode, Road Trip 1, 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, and this episode picks up right where the first one leaves off, and after a few twists and turns along the way, finishes with how our show host was diagnosed with his CMT.

Episode 5: Road Trip Conclusion

Show Notes

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


Useful CMT Information

Road Trip 1:
https://www.buzzsprout.com/1550245/8065518-ep-4-road-trip-part-1.mp3?blob_id=36258456&download=true

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/