CHOC nurses furthered their knowledge of metabolic disorders during a recent educational conference designed to lead to improved care of patients with such conditions.
Grand Rounds Speaker: Raymond Y. Wang, MD, Director, Multidisciplinary Lysosomal Storage Disorders Program, CHOC, Metabolic Disorders, CHOC Children’s Specialists
The CHOC Metabolic Disorder program is a multidisciplinary team committed to family-focused care for children and adults with inborn metabolic disorders
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Metabolic tests are done on newborns with very small blood samples that are taken at birth from every baby in California.
Wang moved on to CHOC, where many patients come in with a laundry list of symptoms that defy explanation.
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The CHOC Children’s state-of-the-art Metabolic Laboratory is committed to the diagnosis and treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.
Liver disease refers to any damage or disorder that limits or reduces the function of the liver. It can be genetic (inherited) or acquired.
Dr. Cristel Chapel-Crespo is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange County and treats kids and teens with metabolic disorders.
Monica Boyer is a nurse practitioner who specializes in metabolic disorders. She treats kids with genetic diseases at CHOC Children's in Orange County.
Charlotte Jordan’s rare and deadly genetic disease went undiagnosed by several physicians until age 3½, when CHOC specialists in the division of metabolic disorders diagnosed her with glycogen storage disease 1a.
CHOC Children's provides assessments for children who show signs of autism.
Dr. Abdenur is the chief of the division of metabolic disorders at CHOC Children's and Director of CHOC's metabolic laboratory.
Dr. Richard Chang is a member of the CHOC Children's Specialists Metabolic Disorders division and is board certified in pediatrics.
Titus and Ely have what scientists call late infantile Batten disease, also known as CLN2. Dr. Raymond Wang has been working with the Bowmans at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) in Orange, CA.
Sadie Chichakly is a nurse practitioner who specializes in metabolic disorders. She treats kids with genetic diseases at CHOC Children's in Orange County.
An expert geneticist for more than 20 years, Dr. J. Jay Gargus is a physician who treats kids and teens in Orange County and specializes in genetics.
Grand Rounds Speakers: Jose Abdenur, MD , Division Chief, Department of Metabolics, CHOC Children’s Specialists and Mariella Simon, Staff Scientist, CHOC Children’s Research Department
Proceeds benefit CHOC Children's Metabolic Disorders Division, a team committed to caring for children with rare and complicated genetic conditions.
Grand Rounds Speaker: Richard Chang, MD, Department of Metabolics, CHOC Children’s Specialists
Dr. Raymond Wang discusses the symptoms and treatment options for Batten disease, also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL).
How to refer to pediatric metabolic disorders referrals, CHOC Children's, Orange County