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Steroid use in duchenne: Expert dialogue on latest data

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source: CureDuchenne

year: 2018

summary/abstract:

Healthcare professionals, personal caregivers and family members of those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy gathered to learn about new data and best practices for steroid use in Duchenne at a webinar recorded on December 11.

This free web broadcast featured a dialog between three physician experts and an experienced Duchenne parent/caregiver. Participants were able to ask and answer questions in the interactive format.

Hosted by Emma Ciafaloni, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, the webinar featured a discussion of the latest data in steroid use, including questions about the standard of care and managing side effects. Interactive polling questions appeared throughout the program, and the webinar concluded with a Q&A session.

 

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