Promoting Healthy Weights to Support Respiratory Function in Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Promoting Healthy Weights to Support Respiratory Function in Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Researcher(s)

Amy McPherson, PhDLaura McAdam, MSc, MD, FRCP(C)


Participate in this study

Are you interested in weight management and healthy lifestyles? Consider participating in our study!


Who can participate

  • Adolescents aged 10-18, interested in healthy lifestyles and weight management, and registered within the DMD Clinic at Holland Bloorview or ErinoakKids are eligible to participate
  • Parents/Caregivers of adolescents aged 10-18 interested in healthy lifestyles and weight management, registered within the DMD Clinic at Holland Bloorview or ErinoakKids are eligible to participate

What's Involved

Study participants will complete a one-time interview where they will talk about their experiences with weight management and healthy lifestyles. Separate child, and parent interviews will be held. 


Deadline

Once 10-15 children/youth and 10-15 parents have been recruited.


Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Toni Lui, at 416-425-6220 ext. 6521 or tlui@hollandbloorview.ca. If you leave a message with your interest, she will respond within 72 hours. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study.


Funding Agency

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Learn more about this study