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AFA DIM Memorial Research Fund

Febuary 1, 2006

The American Ferret Association has created a research fund for studying Disseminated Idiopathic Myositis (DIM). This fund is dedicated to the many ferrets that have suffered and died from this terrible disease. Although much information has been examined from almost 100 suspected cases over the last 2 1/2 years, we still do not know the cause or have a cure for DIM. Funding is needed to support the ongoing research that is being done in an effort to identify a cause for DIM and understand the actual disease process. Hopefully this will help us prevent other ferrets from contracting DIM and cure the unfortunate ones that do suffer from this horrific disease. We and the ferrets sincerely thank you for your generous donation.

Please send greatly appreciated donations to:

American Ferret Association, Inc.
PMB 255
626-C Admiral Dr.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Please contact the AFA directly if you have questions regarding making a donation to the DIM Memorial Research Fund.
AFA Office: 888-FERRET-1
Email: afa@ferret.org
AFA: www.ferret.org

For information regarding DIM and for information for preparing and submitting tissue samples please see:

MEDICAL ALERT - DIM - Updated 2/1/06.

 

[posted April 29, 2006]  

 

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