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Previous Endocrinology Rounds


December 16, 2016
"Childhood Thyroid Cancer: Where did we come from, where do we go?"
Dr. Jonathan Wasserman, SickKids Hospital

December 2, 2016

November 24, 2016
"Quality is not an accident:" Using QI methods in your daily practice 
Dr. Michelle Batthish, Staff Rheumatologist

November 11, 2016
Manipulating growth and puberty in patients with disabilities 
Dr. Heba Ghandora, Fellow

November 11, 2016
Diabetes & Insulin Administration 
Dr. Rasha AlSaaran, Fellow

November 4, 2016
Osteogenesis Imperfecta: new isnights and updates 
Dr. Jennifer Harrington | SickKids, Toronto

October 21, 2016
Can Big Data Replace Clinical Outcomes Trials of Diabetes Therapies?
Dr. Hertzel Gerstein

October 14, 2016
Aromatase inhibitors in short boys
Ahlam Alotaibi, Fellow

October 7, 2016
Thyroid disorders in patients with HIV
Helen Paciocco, Fellow

September 23, 2016
Amenorrhea: Where is the Missing Piece?
Abdulmajeed AlSubaihin, Fellow

September 16, 2016
An evaluation of a universal funding program for pediatric insulin pumps in Ontario
Dr. Rayzel Shulman

Presentation Slides

September 9, 2016
Neonatal Hypoglycemia
Drs. Fahad Masud, PGY1 and Aban Bahabri, PGY1

September 2, 2016
The role of Sirolimus treatment in congenital hyperinsulnism
Ahlam Alotaibi, Fellow

Presentation Slides

June 17, 2016
Diabetes Insipidus: Tips and Troubleshooting
Dr. Hannah Geddie, PGY1

June 3, 2016
Various Presenters

May 20, 2016
Sick Day Management for Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Do existing guidelines measure up to new research?
Dr. Vidushi Khatri, PGY1

May 13, 2016
Outcomes three years after bariatric surgery
Dr. Diane Murzin, PGY4 

April 29, 2016
The big eater: An update on the role of immunity in obesity & insulin resistance
Dr. M. Constantine Samaan

April 8, 2016
Chromosomes and Hormones: Which Determine Structure and Function of the Brain and Underlie Sex Differences in the Timing of Puberty?
Dr. Mark R. Palmert

Presentation Slides

April 1, 2016
Hypothyroidism: Is it (premature) to treat?
Dr. Abdulmajeed AlSubaihin

March 18, 2016
Endocrine effects of inhaled corticosteroids in children
Dr. Jennifer Klowak

March 11, 2016
ACTH stimulation tests, Low Vs High Dose for diagnoses of adrenal insufficiency, literature review
Dr. Ahmed Nahari

Presentation Slides

March 4, 2016
Effects of low dose metphormin in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled study
Dr Mallory Fox 

February 26, 2016
The Child with Multiple Fractures:
Intact bone health or underlying bone fragility disorder?
Dr. Karen McAssey

February 12, 2016
An Usual Case of Primary Amenorrhoea
Dr. John Vander Meulen

January 29, 2016
Role of Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors in Diabetes Management
Dr. Manoela Braga

Presentation Slides

January 22, 2016
CANadian Pediatric Weight management Registry (CANPWR) asks: How can we improve outcomes in Canadian pediatric weight management programs?
Katherine Morrison 

January 8, 2016
“Other” Forms of Diabetes: Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus and Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young
Kendra Komsa, PGY1

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December 11, 2015
Hypothalamic Obesity: In the belly of the beas
Jill Hamilton

November 27, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes: An Overview
Abdulmajeed AlSubaihin

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November 13, 2015
Bone Fragility in Patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Tayyab Khan

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November 6, 2015
Type 1 Diabetes on the horizon: an Update from ADA 2015 
Zubin Punthakee

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October 30, 2015
Obesity in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia 
Abdulmajeed AlSubaihin

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October 23, 2015
Various Presenters

October 16, 2015
Meredith Austin-Appleton, PGY1
Shortened 4th and 5th Meracarpals, a differential diagnosis

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October 9, 2015
Hannah Weinstangel, PGY4
CPS practice guidelines on neonatal hypoglycemia

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October 2, 2015
Ahmed Nahari, PGY6
Urinary C-Peptide/Creatinine Ratio Can Distinguish Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young from Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: A Single-Center Experience

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September 18, 2015
Abeer Hegazi, PGY1
Precocious puberty: Causes and consequences

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June 26, 2015
Ahmed AlNahari
Evaluation and management of pediatric thyroid nodules

June 5, 2015
Dr. Jonathan MacLean
Differentiated Thyroid Cancer of the Thyroid: A Review of the New Pediatric Guidelines”

May 29, 2015
Nada Hassounah
A randomized trial of transdermal and oral estrogen therapy in adolescent girls with hypogonadism

May 22, 2015
Dr. Ally Prebtani
Cushing’s Syndrome

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May 15, 2015
Mena Bahnam, PGY1
Gonadotropin agonist use in precocious puberty

May 8, 2015
Attila Ahmad, PGY1
Neonatal persistent hyperinsulinemicn hypoglycaemia

April 24, 2015
Ashley Mackey, PGY1
Accuracy of thyroid nodule sonography for the detection of thyroid cancer in children: systematic review and meta-analysis

April 10, 2015
Ahmed AlNahari
High Rate of Spontaneous Normalization of Celiac Serology in a Cohort of 446 Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Prospective Study

March 20, 2015
Madeline Burdick, PGY1
Approach to SIADH

March 13, 2015
Jessica Woolfson, PGY1
The Long and Short of Growth Hormone

March 6, 2015
Mena Bahnam, PGY1
Gonadotropin agonist use in precocious puberty

February 13, 2015
Dr. Stephen Hill for Saryana Kittankom
Transient congenital hypothyroidism due to thyroid- stimulating hormone receptor antibodies

February 6, 2015
Rebekah Smith, PGY1
Diabulimia: Eating disorders and type 1 Diabetes

January 30, 2015
Shazli Shethwala
Health supervision of Turner syndrome patients; with a focus on endocrine aspects

January 23, 2015
Jessica Norris
Overview of Metabolic Syndrome in Pediatrics

January 16, 2015
Dr. Elizabeth McCready
Chromosomal Microarray Analysis (CMA): Clinical Applications and Pitfalls

January 9, 2015
Katelyn Smith
Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets: A Review for the General Pediatrician



December 12, 2014
Reema Shah
Approach to the Adolescent Using Anabolic Androgen Steroids

December 5, 2014
Brianna Empringham
Approach to Substance Use in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

November 28, 2014
Rosheen Grady, Pediatric Resident
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescents: An Update

November 21, 2014
Nada Hassounah, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Approach to Precocious Puberty and Germ Cell Tumors in Pediatrics

November 14, 2014
Haifa Alfaraidi
Diabetes Insipidus: Causes, Diagnosis and Management

November 7, 2014
Dr. Constantine Samaan
Interventions Targeting Insulin Resistance in Obese Mice & Children: A Bench-to-Bedside Story

October 24, 2014
Dr. Aliya Khan
Osteoporosis in Premenopausal Women: Diagnosis and Treatment

September 19, 2014
Noreen Choe
Thyroid Disorders in Children with Down Syndrome

June 27, 2014
Koyelle Papneja
Diagnosis and Management of Turner Syndrome

June 20, 2014
Nada Hassounah
Approach to Hypocalcemia in Children

June 6, 2014
Eman Al-Sheri
Hypercalcemia in Children

May 30, 2014
Majed Al-Habib

April 25
Mihaela Paina
Water Balance and Osmoregulation: The Water Deprivation Test in Children

April 4, 2014
Nada Hassounah
Hyponatremia in Children

March 28, 2014
Romy Cho
Bisphosphonate Use in Pediatric Osteoporosis

March 21, 2014
Harpeet Gill
“I have Type 1 Diabetes, but please stop with the insulin and meal plans”: A look at patients with concurrent T1DM and disordered eating patterns.

January 10, 2014
Lindsay Flemming
Approach to a Patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome



December 20, 2013
Luise Nuendorff el-Helou 
Mental Health Challenges and Implications for Adherence to the Diabetes Regimen in Adolescents

December 13, 2013
Anne Moffatt
Journal Club: Neonatal Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis

December 6, 2013
Helen Paciocco
Neonatal Hypoclycemia: A Case Presentation

November 22, 2013
Nada Hassounah
Journal Club: Onset of Breast Development in Longitudinal Cohort

November 15, 2013
Christine Orr
Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy; Treament Options and Neonatal Outcomes

November 8, 2013
Joseph Oliver
Looking out for #1 ... in 100,000: A Brief Review of Hypothyrodisim with a Focus on Newborn Screening

November 1, 2013

Adriana Fonseca
Endocrine Complications in Childhood Cancer Survivors

October 25, 2013
Eman Al-Shehri
Pancreatic Beta-Cell Dysfunction in the Newborn

October 18, 2013

October 11, 2013 
Humaira Nael 
Diagnostic Approach to Short Stature

October 4, 2013
Praveen Rayar
Thyroid Nodules - Should We Be Worried?

September 20, 2013
Jillian Salvador
Turner Syndrome: A Review for the General Pediatrician

September 13, 2012
Paria Kashani
Approach to Infant with Disorder of Sex Differentiation 

September 6, 2013
Andrea Martinez
Endocrine and Bone Metabolic Complications in Chrnic Liver Disease and After Liver Transplant in Children

August 9, 2013
Anushka Weeraratne & Nancy Nashid
Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty

June 26, 2013
Dr. Majed Al-Habib
Challenging Cases from Edocrinology

June 21, 2013
Dr. Eman Al-Shehri
Nurse Case Manager Intervention in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

June 7, 2013 
Dr. Hana Mijovic
Asymptomatic Neonatal Hypoglycemia: How Do We Define It? Why Do We Treat It?

May 10, 2013
Dr. Daisy Liu
Vitamin D Definicieny: The Bone and Beyond 

April 26, 2013
Dr. Willa Liao
Providing Care for the Transgendered Child in Your Clinic: An A-typical Case of Short Stature

April 12, 2013
Rosheen Grady
Baby Fat: From Hero to Villain

April 5, 2013
Renee Tseng
Overview of Infants of Diabetic Mothers 

March 22, 2013
Eman Al-Sheri
Role of Metformin in PCOS 

March 15, 2013
Michelle Lee
Could This Adrenal Mass be a Pheochromocytoma?

March 8, 2013
Andrea Kirou-Mauro
Technology in Pediatric Endocrinology: Mobile Applications

March 1, 2013
Majed Al-Habib
Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus

February 22, 2013
Dr. Andrew Don-Wauchop, Eman Al-Shei, John Sievenpiper
IGF-1 Clinical Use and Analytical Considerations

February 15, 2013
Dr. Jessica Dooley
Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

January 11, 2013
Dr. Meshari Al-Aifan
Acute Pancreatis and DKA



December 14, 2012

Dr. Maria Chacon
Approach to Neonatal Hypoglycemia

December 7, 2012
Division of Endocrinology Members

November 30, 2012
Dr. Jon McGavok, Manitoba Institute of Health
Physical Activity, Lipotoxicity and Type 2 Diabetes In Youth: Studies From The Lab To The Community And Back

November 23, 2012
Dr. Majed Al-Habib
A radomized trial of 1 and 3 month Depot Leuprolide doses in the treament of central precocious puberty

November 16, 2012
Dr. Kaleem Ashraf
Diabetes Mellitus: Prediction, Prevention and Progress Towards a Cure

November 9, 2012
Dr. Andrea Mucci
Lifestyle Interventions for Pediatric Obesity: What's attrition gotta do with it?

November 2, 2012
Dr. Shiba Asim
Diabetes Insipidus

October 26, 2012
Dr. Oren Steen
The DRINK Study: A Trial of Sugar-Free or Sugar Sweetned Beverages and Body Weight in Children

October 19, 2012
Dr. Ghanem Al-Ghanem
The Management of DKA

October 12, 2012
Dr. Jessica Woolfson
Hyperthyroidism in a Patient with Psychosis

September 28, 2012
Dr. Lia Abigail Siapno
Effect of Oxandrolone and Timing of Pubertal Induction on Final Height in Turner's Syndrome

September 21, 2012
Dr. Madhavi Moharir
Socioeconomic Factors Influencing the Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children

September 14, 2012
Dr. Ereny Bassilious
Disorders of Sex Development: The Undervirilized XY Male

August, 24, 2012
Meijian Zhao
When Size Matters: A Clinical Approach to Micropenis

August, 10, 2012
Dr. Allison Rodrigues
Approach to Precocious Puberty in a Girl

July 27, 2012
Shazil Shethwala
An Approach to Hypercalcemia in Pediatrics: With Focus on Subcutaneous Fat Necrosis

July 13, 2012
Rubeen Khan
Approach to Hyperlipidemia in Pediatrics:
A review of the expert panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents; Pediatrics December 2011, Volume 128;5

June 22, 2012
Nicole Fernandes
Incidence of Adrenal Insufficiency and Impact of Corticosteroid Supplementation in Critically Ill Children with Systemic Inflammatory Syndrome and Vasopressor-dependent Shock.

June 15, 2012
Eman Al-Shehri, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Vitamin D and Extra Skeletal Health

May 25, 2012
Jenna Dowhaniuk
Hypocalcemia: A focus on Hypoparathyroid Syndromes

May 18, 2012
Najlaa Jassas, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Infantile and Early Preschool Obesity

May 11, 2012
Dr. Constantine Samaan
The day after TODAY: Muscle Dysfunction as the key to developing diabetes.

May 4, 2012

Kim Genier
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State: Not Just a Nucence

April 27, 2012
Li Wang
Laboratory-Pediatrician Discourse

April 20, 2012
Florentina Stan 
Journal Club: Effects of bisphosphonates in children with osteogenesis imperfect: an AACPDM systematic review, 2008.  

April 13, 2012

March 30, 2012
Praveen Rayar
Growth Disorders: The Role of Growth Hormone

March 23, 2012
Graham Black 
An Approach to Pediatric Obesity

March 16, 2012
Eman Al-Shehri
Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

March 9, 2012
Nancy Nashid
Approach to Adrenal Tumors

March 2, 2012
Mihir Bhatt
Pubertal Development and Gonadal Function in Childhood Cancer Survivors

February 24, 2012
Mohammed Azharuddin
Sensor Augmented Pump Therapy. Who Is the Right Patient?

February 10, 2012
Sarah Khan 
A review and approach to adrenal insufficiency, and inhaled corticosteroid effects

February 3, 2012
Dr. Chris Marriott
I-131 in Thyroid Disorders: An Overview

January 27, 2012
Dr. Katherine Morrison
Managing LDL-Cholesterol in High Risk Pediatric Patients: The Evidence and the New Guidelines

January 13, 2012
Heather Toews
Bariatrics in Pediatrics

January 6, 2012
Dr. Karen McAssey
Simultaneous vs Delayed Initiation of REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Starting Insulin Pump Therapy (CGM-Time Trial) 




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