Patient Stories

Luke’s Story

Luke Baringer, a courageous young boy from Midland, is fighting Pompe disease, a rare affliction that damages nerve and muscle cells throughout the body. Every two weeks, Luke and his family make the hour-long drive to Sparrow to see Dr. Andrea Amalfitano, a pediatric geneticist who helped develop a promising new treatment to fight the disease.

Video courtesy of http://abc12.com.