Human Growth Foundation to Host National Growth Awareness Family Day
HGF to raise awareness for children with rare growth and bone disorders.
By: D Plump Consulting LLC
"Raising awareness for rare pediatric growth conditions will increase the chances for early diagnosis," says pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Joel Steelman, president of the Human Growth
This year's event will feature the following presentations:
Growth: When to Worry by Dr. Joel Steelman
Administering Injections and Compliance by Catherine Metzinger, RN, CDE
Teens, Bullying and Mental Health by Thomas R. Metzinger, LCSW, CCHt
Understanding Early Puberty: When is this Concerning by Dr. Juan Mejia Otero
Living with a Rare Growth Condition: A Panel Discussion with Valorie and Kaden Salsman
Panel Discussion, Q & A with Dr. Joel Steelman, Dr. Otero, Catherine Metzinger, Thomas Metzinger, and the Salsmans.
To participate in the Human Growth Foundation's 8th Annual National Growth Awareness Family Day, visit hgfound.org/
About Human Growth Foundation:
The Human Growth Foundation (HGF) is a national non-profit organization founded in 1965 by five families of children with growth disorders. HGF serves as a global leader in providing endocrine research, education, patient advocacy, and support for children and adults with growth and bone disorders and growth hormone deficiency. For further information about HGF visit, hgfound.org.