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Adrenal Insufficiency and Emergency Care Procedures

Starts April 5, 2022
7:00 PM
8:30 PM
Event Type: Virtual
Event Category: Education & Support
Audience Type: Everyone

Defeat Duchenne Canada was pleased to present the first webinar of 2022 on the topic of  ‘Adrenal Insufficiency and Emergency Care Procedures’ on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, from 7-8:30 pm EST.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Laura McAdam, Pediatrician and Physician Director of Ambulatory Services at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Leanne Ward, Pediatric Endocrinologist and Medical Director at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Bone Health Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario


  • Frank Provenzano, Duchenne father and member of the Duchenne Family Advisory Committee at Defeat Duchenne Canada
  • Tory Provenzano, a young adult living with Duchenne
  • Nicola Worsfold, Duchenne mother and VP Research, Education and Advocacy at Defeat Duchenne Canada

During this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • How to safely manage your steroid treatment
  • What to do in case of emergency or if you or your child becomes suddenly sick or injured
  • Shared learnings from a Canadian Duchenne family who experienced a challenging emergency care situation


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