MITO Meeting: MONTHLY INTERNATIONAL TELECONFERENCE OUTREACH
Join us this month with Dr. Alex Flores, Chief of Pediatric A branch of medicine focusing on organs that break down food like the stomach and intestines. and Nutrition, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, and an Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.
Dr. Flores works closely with Dr. Mark Korson to support the special group of patients with Related to the mitochondria. disease and a A gene from either parent which can express a disease. GI dysfunction as part of their disease symptoms.
Dr. Flores is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. In addition to developing the LAPEG procedure, Dr. Flores’ specialties include GI motility disorders, and general pediatric gastroenterology.
Dr. Flores will share his perspective on the most common GI issues for children and adults affected by mitochondrial disease.
- What are some possible causes of the symptoms?
- How is dysmotility related to mitochondrial function?
- Does autonomic dysfunction play a role?
- What are the recommendations and supportive treatments for these GI issues?
This MitoAction podcast summary introduces Dr. Alex Flores, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Tufts Floating Hospital for Children. He discusses the specific issues, causes, symptoms, and solutions for children with GI motility problems. This podcast summary also includes questions posed by listeners.