The Balancing Act® Talks About Rare Disease CSID on Lifetime TV

Dr. William Treem, pediatric gastroenterologist will discuss diagnosis and treatment on upcoming Show.

Pompano Beach, FL, July 25, 2013 --( Popular morning show The Balancing Act® will feature the rare disorder of Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency as part of the “Behind the Mystery: Rare & Genetic Diseases” series on the show airing on Friday, July 26th, at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime TV. Make sure to watch as hosts Kristi and Danielle help jump start the day with animated conversation and great information to empower a woman’s life.

Don’t miss this featured segment on The Balancing Act:

- Behind the Mystery: Rare & Genetic Disease of CSID
Hear how one mom’s unwavering intuition and determination finally brought about a diagnosis for her daughter with Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency, or CSID. This rare and genetic disorder of the small intestine is similar to lactose intolerance, but the intolerance is for sucrose, a common form of sugar. CSID affects a person’s ability to digest certain sugars due to absent or low levels of two digestive enzymes. Because CSID shares symptoms with other common GI disorders, it is often misdiagnosed. Shedding light on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment are guests, Dr. William Treem, a pediatric gastroenterologist, a 9-year old CSID patient, and a CSID patient advocate.

About The Balancing Act® on Lifetime Television
Now in its 6th year, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple - the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them exceptional solutions to everyday problems. Entertaining, educational, and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show, The Balancing Act, on weekday mornings at 7:00 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television.

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