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“Nutrition and Liver Disease in Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorders: Diagnosis and Management”

Liver Disease in Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorders: Diagnosis and Management
James Heubi, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Learning objectives:
To describe the role of the liver in health and disease
To define the pathophysiology of liver disease in ZSD
To identify potential therapies for liver disease and their mechanism of action

 Nutrition in Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorders: Diagnosis and Management
Sarah Fleet, MD
Director, Growth and Nutrition Program
Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Boston Children’s Hospital
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Learning objectives:
Define typical growth and development, as well as malnutrition and failure to thrive as it relates to ZSD
Describe the pathophysiology of vitamin deficiencies in ZSD, and supplementation requirements
Define common feeding problems in patients with ZSD
Define the role of caloric supplementation of formula and use of gastrostomy tube feedings to optimize nutrition
Review other possible dietary interventions
Describe a successful multidisciplinary approach to treatment of children with feeding difficulties

Moderator: Katie Sacra - GFPD Family Education and Engagement Liaison
The Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders

TARGET AUDIENCE: ZSD Patients and caregivers (Please share with your patients)

Organized by the NASPGHAN Foundation and the The Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders

Supported by an educational grant from Retrophin

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Partners:

The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition