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DM (1)

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for DOMINICA.

DM (2)

Deutsche marks, the former currency of Germany.

DM

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Commonwealth of Dominica. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Dominican bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Dominica. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Dominica. Each parish has its own code with the prefix "DM." For example, the code for the Parish of St. Joseph is ISO 3166-2:DM-06.
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Participants attended a camera orientation session in which they (a) discussed the ethics of picture taking, (b) were given a digital camera and instructed about its use, and (c) were asked to "take pictures of what it is like to live with myotonic dystrophy.
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We are thrilled to once again be part of such a novel event with a remarkable group of partners," said Molly White, Executive Director of the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
After reading the portions of the death certificate listing cardiac arrest, pneumonia, maramus (progressive emaciation caused by lack of food) and congenital myotonic dystrophy, Cady said that it was not the disease but Lindsay's parents who were responsible for her death.
Lindsay suffered from congenital myotonic dystrophy, a hereditary disease characterized by the wasting of muscles.
The 44-year-old woman - who suffers from a milder form of the same disease - congenital myotonic dystrophy - that afflicted her daughter, Lindsay, fell as she was walking out of the courtroom, and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
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Indeed, our collaborations have already significantly enhanced the development of our spinal muscular atrophy and myotonic dystrophy programs.
She also suffered from congenital myotonic dystrophy, which is characterized by the wasting of muscles, the formation of cataracts, premature baldness and, frequently, mental deficiency.