Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta What is osteogenesis imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic bone disorder in which bones are fragile and break more easily.  It has also…

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Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism: A Guide for Families What is hypoparathyroidism? Calcium is essential for the functioning of your body’s nerves, muscles, bones, and cells.  Therefore, the body monitors…

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Bone Health

Bone Health Your bones are an important part of your body and store very important minerals. Did you know that your bones gain strength until you…

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Bone Density Testing

Bone density test in children Your child’s doctor has ordered a bone density test for your child.  This may be because your child has a history…

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Bisphosphonate Therapy

Pamidronate and Zoledronic Acid Infusions What are Pamidronate and Zoledronic Acid? Pamidronate and zoledronic acid are medications that belong to a class of drugs known as…

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Vitamin D and Rickets

Handout on vitamin D and rickets for medical students or residents, created by the PES resident/medical student education subcommittee

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Hypocalcemia

Handout on hypocalcemia for medical students or residents, created by the PES resident/medical student education subcommittee

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Hypercalcemia

Handout on hypercalcemia for medical students or residents, created by the PES resident/medical student education subcommittee

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Vitamin D Deficiency in Children and Its Management: Review of Current Knowledge and Recommendations

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Rickets

Vitamin D Deficiency and Rickets: A Guide for Families What is Rickets? Rickets is a condition of softening of the bones that occurs in growing children.…

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