CMT 4 Me

Embracing My CMT: Strategies For Building A Fulfilling Life

January 19, 2023 Chris and Elizabeth Ouellette Season 1 Episode 20
CMT 4 Me
Embracing My CMT: Strategies For Building A Fulfilling Life
Show Notes

Happy New Year! Thank you for tuning into the first CMT 4 Me episode of 2023! We are excited to kick off the year by sharing the story of Maddie, a young woman in grad school at the University of Virginia who was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease at age 12. In this episode, Maddie shares:

  • Insight into how she copes with CMT and deals with inner dialogues
  • Tips for newly diagnosed individuals
  • Strategies for introducing herself as a person with CMT to the world
  • The importance of support systems in navigating life with CMT

Tune in to hear Maddie's inspiring journey and the valuable advice she offers to those living with CMT.

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CMT 4 Me is Hosted by Chris Ouellette and Elizabeth Ouellette
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Released January 19th 2023

CMT 4 Me is an emotional, heartfelt, and humorous podcast for the 3+ million people who have CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease), their friends, family, and the general public. CMT 4 Me provides a platform for people with CMT to have a voice, describe challenges, find ways to overcome those challenges, and share successes. Another goal is to spread CMT awareness and unite as a community. We will also cover research updates, fundraising, unique stories, interviews with the CMTA community, including board members, branch leaders, and CMTA team members. Have a story you’d like to share? Write to You may be our next guest on the new CMT 4 ME podcast! For more information on the CMTA, please visit our website:

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