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