October 23, 2020 /

Connect with the Experts: Endocrine Series – Delayed Puberty

Posted on October 23, 2020

Endocrine issues can be common in Duchenne, especially if a person is on steroids. When steroids are taken every day over a long period, they change the way our body’s natural hormones are made and work, leading to issues such as adrenal suppression, delayed puberty, impaired growth, and osteoporosis.

On October 22, 2020 Dr. Rob Benjamin (Duke Children’s Hospital) and Austin Leclaire (PAAC member) joined us to discuss delayed puberty in Duchenne.

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