Abbott Nutrition Science Seminar Series

Columbus, Ohio USA
Medical Nutrition Therapy and the Enterally Fed Patient with Diabetes

Rachel Johnson, RD
Abbott Nutrition
Senior Research Scientist
Scientific & Medical Affairs
Chicago, IL, USA

Rachel Johnson reviews the consequences of hyperglycemia, examines the evolving glycemic targets, discusses the emerging topic of glycemic variability and the benefits of diabetes-specific nutrition for patients with diabetes.

Conference Videos
Melody Thompson discusses the nutritional risk factors for LBW/preterm infants, the nutritional needs in the NICU and post-hospital feeding.
Melody Thompson discusses the nutritional risk factors for LBW/preterm infants, the nutritional needs in the NICU and post-hospital feeding.
Amy Long discusses the chemistry, in food and in the human body of Lutein and DHA. She also discusses the functional and structural relationships as well as the importance in early development.
Laura Coleman provides a background on Vitamin D - metabolism, sources and status. The program also presents the emerging evidence for extra-skeletal functions of Vitamin D and current recommendations for Vitamin D intake.
Palm Olein Oil: Metabolic and Bone Effects in Infants
Laura Coleman reviews the biochemistry and metabolism of palm olein oil. There is a discussion of the effects of palm olein oil on fat absorption and bone metabolism. The presenter describes the application of science to current product formulation.
Palm Olein Oil: Metabolic and Bone Effects in Infants (Spanish Subtitles)
Laura Coleman reviews the biochemistry and metabolism of palm olein oil. There is a discussion of the effects of palm olein oil on fat absorption and bone metabolism. The presenter describes the application of science to current product formulation.
The Importance of Lean Body Mass for Health and Recovery
Carolyn Alish discusses lean body mass and the relationship to health and recovery, the factors that drive lean body mass loss and its outcomes as well as the role of nutrition in support of lean body mass/muscle mass.
Medical Nutrition Therapy and the Enterally Fed Patient with Diabetes
Help Oncology Patients Fight the Battle by Prescribing Nutrition
Abby Sauer discusses the nutritional challenges faced by cancer patients, provides an understanding of the connection between early nutrition intervention and improvement in patient outcomes and recognizes the health care provider’s role in the identification of at-risk patients and implementation of early and effective nutrition intervention.

*at no charge