This newsletter highlights compelling topics presented at the 50th ESPGHAN annual meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. Topics include: gut-brain axis influence on brain development; microbiome and increased incidence of childhood allergies; human milk oligosaccharides and infant health; infant gut colonization; the link between prematurity and necrotizing enterocolitis; and the crucial role of lutein, natural vitamin E, and DHA in visual and cognitive development.
World-renowned thought leaders in pediatric growth assessment and nutritional intervention present their research findings, insights, and expert opinions on: growth assessment and monitoring, growth faltering across the globe and risk assessment, musculoskeletal development and growth, molecular regulation of the growth plate, and malnutrition and dietary intervention.
Clinical experts on sarcopenia and nutrition science present research supporting the benefits of specialised oral nutritional supplements to maintain muscle function and physical performance in older community-dwelling and hospitalized adults.
Jennifer Wooley, MS, RD, CNSD Nutrition Services Manager University of Michigan Health System
Dietitian Jennifer Wooley describes the first two steps she takes when working with a new diabetic patient.
Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Surgery Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Los Angeles, California, USA
Colectomies involve a surgical resection of the colon. Dr Ko describes common colon surgical procedures, and issues with hydratio...
Marian A.E. de van der Schueren, PhD, RD
Although malnutrition prevalence rates are lower among community dwelling persons compared to hospitalized patients, the absolute ...
A Ramachandran, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCP, Dr A. Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals, India
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing globally, but the change is very significant in developing countries such as India, wh...