November 4, 2020 /

Connect with the Experts: Endocrine Series – Height and Weight

Posted on November 4, 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 29, 2020 Dr. Phil Zeitler (Colorado Children’s Hospital) and Colin Werth (PAAC member) joined us to discuss height and weight in Duchenne.

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