They contacted people at DebRA, a national EB support group, and were put in contact with a woman named Stacey Plummet, an EB sufferer who runs a local support group in North Carolina.
In a news interview several months later, Stacey Plummet had this to say: "[Genia's] made the perfect extension of our family.
The researchers theorized that as people age, their secretion of growth hormone plummets
, leaving them flabby and frail.
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Unlike the hormone estrogen, which plummets
in women after menopause, the hormone testosterone does not dramatically decrease in men as they age.