Marfan Syndrome: The Universal Tv Show
For this episode, we are going to be talking about Marfan Syndrome. We have a special guest, the basketball player Isaiah Austin!
This is Isaiah Austin. He has Marfan Syndrome.
Marfan Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissue.
The basketball drafts are coming up!
The symptoms are: being very tall, you have trouble seeing, so you have to wear glasses,Only some of them do!) and you may have heart issues. Sometimes if your really tall, your body can't support your weight so then you have to use a wheelchair.
For Isaiah, this was a huge problem because the victims of Marfan Syndrome can't do any sports, and Isaiah was about to be drafted for a NBA team!
But after eating healthy and taking his medication, Isaiah finally was able to play basketball again. He can't play in the NBA yet, but with hard work and determination, he'll be able to!
But most importantly, don't make fun of them! It's not nice and it makes them feel bad! If you were being bullied for being who you are, wouldn't you be sad?
Next week: Anime...Fullmoon O Shagashite!!
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