- Define pediatric osteoporosis
- Identify which children require bone health monitoring for secondary pediatric osteoporosis
- Develop an approach for how to best monitor and diagnose osteoporosis in CMC
Dr. Anne Marie Sbrocchi, MD, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Anne Marie Sbrocchi is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the McGill University Health Centre, and is a certified Pediatric Endocrinologist with specific training in Bone Health. She completed her undergraduate studies and medical school at the University of Ottawa, and her pediatric residency and fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at McGill University. She is active in teaching, advocacy and clinical research. Her work focuses on the comprehensive care of children with complex care needs, with a specialization in bone health disorders. She is also a member of the organizing committee for the Canadian Consortium for Children’s Bone Health Educational and Scientific Meetings.
Resources Mentioned in Session
- Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS)
- 2013 Pediatric Position Development Conference: executive summary and reflections
- Material matters: a mechanostat-based perspective on bone development in osteogenesis imperfecta and hypophosphatemic rickets
- Part I: Which Child with a Chronic Disease Needs Bone Health Monitoring?
Session Materials | Didactic Slides and Recording
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