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Friday, July 24 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Duchenne Care: Endocrinology in Duchenne (Bone Health, Growth, & Puberty)

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While most people with Duchenne are not usually born with endocrine (hormone) issues, steroids may change the way our body’s natural hormones are made and work. In this panel, experts will discuss bone health, growth, and puberty in Duchenne, as well as the latest care recommendations.

Panel Topics & Speakers:
  • Bone Health - Leanne Ward (University of Ottawa) & Adam Wechsler, PAAC Member
  • Height & Weight - Phil Zeitler (Colorado) and Colin Werth, PAAC Member
  • Puberty - Rob Benjamin (Duke) & Austin Leclaire, PAAC Member
Followed by Q & A

Moderators
avatar for Kathi Kinnett, MSN, APRN (PPMD)

Kathi Kinnett, MSN, APRN (PPMD)

Advisor, Clinical Care, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

Speakers
avatar for Adam Wechsler, PAAC Member

Adam Wechsler, PAAC Member

Member, PPMD Adult Advisory Committee
avatar for Colin Werth, PAAC Member

Colin Werth, PAAC Member

Member, PPMD Adult Advisory Committee
avatar for Austin Leclaire, PAAC Member

Austin Leclaire, PAAC Member

Member, PPMD Adult Advisory Committee


Friday July 24, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
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