CMES9 Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency

Program: CMES Ancillary Events
Clinical Session
Sunday, April 3, 2016: 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Pacific Ballroom (The Renaissance)
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

Registration is required for this session:

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Use updated knowledge of the unique challenges in diagnosing growth hormone deficiency in adult patients to select and interpret biochemical tests
  • Select and/or optimize growth hormone therapy in growth hormone deficient adults taking patient needs and clinical outcomes into consideration
  • Evaluate the potential benefits and risks of growth hormone therapy in long-term management of growth hormone deficiency using up to date information
  • Summarize recent knowledge on the unique challenges in growth hormone therapy for pediatric patients including patient adherence, transition to adult care, and the study of long-term outcomes
7:00 PM

Ken Ho, MD, Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Princess Alexandra Hospital/ University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Disclosure Not Provided: KH
7:05 PM

Karen K. Miller, MD, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Disclosures:
KKM: Principal Investigator, Pfizer, Inc..
7:35 PM

Gudmundur Johannsson, MD, PhD, Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg and The Department of Endocrinology-Diabetes-Metabolism, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
Nothing to Disclose: GJ
8:05 PM

Nelly Mauras, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Disclosures:
NM: Principal Investigator, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Principal Investigator, Astra Zeneca, Principal Investigator, Pfizer, Inc., Principal Investigator, Genentech, Inc., Study Investigator, Opko, Consultant, Opko, Study Investigator, Tolmar.
8:35 PM

Ken Ho, MD, Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Princess Alexandra Hospital/ University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Disclosure Not Provided: KH
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