Skeletal Fragility (30 min.)

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In this presentation, Dr. Margaret Stefater-Richards gives an update on hypoglycemia in pediatrics using the physiology of glucose metabolism across the developmental spectrum from fetal life through childhood to drive the discussion on pathophysiology. Furthermore, Dr. Stefater-Richard focuses on the etiology workup and treatment of the most common causes of hypoglycemia seen in primary care practice.
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Nora Renthal, MD, PhD
Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology; Assistant Director, Bone Health Program; Associate Director, DXA Center

Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

 

In this presentation, Dr. Nora Renthal identifies the criteria for pediatric osteoporosis and common factors that augment skeletal health vs. exacerbate poor bone quality in children. Furthermore, Dr. Renthal applies a thoughtful approach to screening for metabolic derangements contributing to poor bone health and when to refer to Pediatric Endocrinology.


Learning Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:

  1. Correctly identify the criteria for pediatric osteoporosis
  2. Apply a thoughtful approach to screening for metabolic derangements contributing to poor bone health and when to refer to Pediatric Endocrinology.
  3. Identify common factors that augment skeletal health vs. exacerbate poor bone quality in children.

In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physician

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurse

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Disclosure Policy 
Boston Children’s Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children’s may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclosure Statement

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients: 

Nora Renthal, MD, PhD: None

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