Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p175 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Dietary behaviours and compromised nutritional intakes in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Mills Lisa , Clark Robert , Birch Laura , Burren Christine P

Background: Nutrition is a cornerstone of child health. Appropriate nutrient intake contributes to bone health, relevant to conditions of bone fragility. Nutrient intake in chronic conditions can be adversely affected by altered dietary behaviours such as mealtime behaviour and food choice. Dietary behaviour and nutrient intake have not been explored in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), the commonest cause of childrenÂ’s bone fragility.Aim:...