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When common complaints are the signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

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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.

Faculty: 
UMA RAMASWAMI
Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice

What can we do to combat the obesity epidemic?

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Saturday, December 12, 2015 -
11:30 to 12:00
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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.

Faculty: 
TERENCE STEPHENSON
Moderator: 
KATIE ALLEN
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Conference Name: 
7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Section Focus: Introduction to solid food

Changing habits, changing lives - providing practical advice for overcoming sedentary behaviour in children

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
16:15 to 16:30
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Faculty: 
MIKE LOOSEMORE
Moderator: 
BOB SALLIS
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Conference Name: 
7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Section Focus: Latest Trends and practical advice on Physical Activity and sedentary behaviours

MRSA Practical Advice Update - Prevention and treatment strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in paediatrics

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
16:00 to 16:30
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Moderator: 
TERENCE STEPHENSON
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Focus: Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

Adolescent Health Trends; Importance of sedentary behaviour research

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
15:45 to 16:15
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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the importance of sedentary behaviour research in conjunction with physical activity research; (2) learn the recent trends in the prevalence in screen time behaviours; and (3) learn the recent trends in screen time behaviours.

Faculty: 
JENS BUCKSCH
Moderator: 
BOB SALLIS
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Section Focus: Latest Trends and practical advice on Physical Activity and sedentary behaviours

The association between good vaccination coverage and lower incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - USA data Case Study

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
15:45 to 16:00
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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) learn how rates of sudden infant death syndrome have been decreasing constantly; (2) understand how increased vaccination coverage with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis has been associated with lower rates of sudden infant death syndrome; and (3) understand the inverse relation between diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccination coverage and sudden infant death syndrome persists even after adjusting for infant sleep position.

Faculty: 
JACQUELINE MULLER-NORDHORN
Moderator: 
TERENCE STEPHENSON
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Focus: Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

The Team Approach - the effective transition from pediatric/adolescent to adult care

Day & Time: 
Friday, December 11, 2015 -
15:45 to 16:30
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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) learn the issues surrounding adolescent to adult care transfer; (2) understand the need for careful transition in pediatric patients with kidney disease; and (3) learn the rewards of successful transition.

Faculty: 
JANET MCDONAGH
Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Section Focus: Chronic Conditions - The transition from paediatric / adolescent to adult care

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