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High-tech imaging could reveal mysteries of bone damage in kids with chronic disease

The work, much of which focuses on kids, is led by Mary Leonard, MD, professor of pediatrics and of medicine and the center’s founding director. Many chronic childhood diseases, including diabetes, chronic kidney disease, inflammatory bowel disease, congenital heart defects and childhood cancer, take a silent toll on patients’ bones. Leonard and her team want to help patients maximize their bone health in childhood and reduce their risk for osteoporosis later on.

Read more: http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2018/01/high-tech-imaging-could-reveal-bone-damage-in-sick-kids.html

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