At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases. (2) Have the ability to identify the key diagnostic features and differentiate them from more common diseases. (3) Evaluate the ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.
At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the evidence that there is an obesity epidemic among young people in a large number of countries; (2) be updated on the short and long term consequences of this for children and young people; and (3) learn about possible opportunities for prevention using public health interventions.
At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the historical roots of anti-vaccination sentiments; (2) understand the causes of vaccine hesitancy; and (3) learn how to overcome vaccine hesitancy.
At the end of the Session participants will: (1) know the frequency of and type of infections among normal children according to age; (2) understand the warning signs for primary immunodeficiencies, when to suspect and to investigate a child for a possible immunodeficiency as well as important differential diagnosis; (3) understand the primary immunodeficiencies that are typical for different age groups.
At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand age of onset of arthritis, presenting symptoms and signs; (2) Be aware of important differential diagnosis including malignancy; (3) Understand value of history and examination and avoid too much reliance on autoimmune tests