MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release:
May 12, 2010


Learning to care for children with metabolic disorders

7th annual Children’s Hospital Metabolic Family Workshop

(LONDON, Ontario) – On Friday, May 14, media is invited to attend the 7th annual Metabolic Family Workshop, presented by the Medical Genetics Program at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and to speak with families with a child diagnosed with a metabolic condition, including Methylmalonic Academia (MMA) and Phenylketonuria (PKU).

The focus of this year’s workshop will be on education about metabolic disorders and making connections with other families. The information available throughout the day is vital to improving the quality of life for patients, families and caregivers.

What: Public workshop on caring for children with metabolic disorders
When:

Friday, May 14, 2010

Media is invited to interview families between 9:30 and 10:45 a.m.

Where:

Garden of Life

Located at the forks of the Thames River

London, ON

Please RSVP to attend.

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For more information contact:

Rachelle Wood

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

London Health Sciences Centre

519-685-8500 ext. 77642

rachelle.wood@lhsc.on.ca

 


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