It’s that time of year where food is plentiful for most of us. COVID-19 may change how we celebrate the holidays, and turning to food as comfort may even be more of an issue this year. For those with hypothalamic obesity (HO) or caregivers of survivors with this condition, this time of year can be the most challenging. Marci Serota, RDN, HO expert shares advice for dealing with the holiday food situations.
Virtual, hybrid, synchronous, asynchronous — there are a lot of terms floating around about how the school year is starting under the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncertainty looms large among students and parents as a whole, but for special education students with IEPs, there are many question marks as to how to navigate the upcoming school year to ensure that our children receive the appropriate education and services they need to be successful.
Registration is now open for the Pituitary Brain Tumor (PBT) Virtual Family Conference hosted by Raymond A. Wood Foundation (RAWF) in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Originally named the Pituitary Brain Tumor Day to be held this past May at CHOP, the event was postponed until November in light of COVID-19 and is now officially going virtual. The PBT Virtual Conference is slated for Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th via Zoom and includes keynotes, breakout sessions, roundtables and virtual family networking.