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 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.
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.
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.