"GoFundMe" comment set adult to assistance former manager battling ALS
November 13, 2015 - als
We initial told we about Steve Mayfield behind in May. He is a former football manager battling ALS in a Shoals.
When Mayfield was initial diagnosed there was wish he could try a drug called GM604, that has shown signs of assisting ALS patients. The drug has not been authorized by a FDA.
With that choice out Mayfield’s son, Brooks, started researching other initial drugs that can assistance his father.
In September we did a follow adult story with a Mayfields.
Brooks found a clinical hearing in North Carolina for ALS patients. The drug in a initial hearing is called Ibudilast, and Mayfield trafficked to a University of North Carolina during Charlotte during a finish of Sep to start a clinical trial.
Mayfield was one of 100 ALS patients selected to try a initial clinical trial. Mayfield has been holding a medicine for a final dual months. Amy Mayfield, Steve’s wife, says they have not seen any certain effects during this point.
She says he is apropos weaker and losing weight fast since of a disease, though says he still stays positive.
Friends of a Mayfield family have set adult a GoFundMe comment to assistance a family with medical losses and repair a family home to make it some-more permitted for Steve.
The Mayfields have a dual story home and all a bedrooms are on a second floor. As Steve’s muscles are weakening holding trips adult and down a stairs has spin a formidable task.
The family hopes to use a supports for Steve’s medical losses and to spin a garage into a downstairs bedroom for him.
In only dual days 80 people have donated to assistance a Mayfields and Steve as he battles this disease. The idea is $10,000 and so distant a small over $6,000 has been raised.
You can click here to assistance a Mayfield family.