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What are the biggest challenges you face in feeding your patients?
Susan Brantley , MS, RD, LDN, CNSD University of Tennessee Medical Center
Susan Brantley of the University of Tennessee Medical Center describes how communication with other dieticians and physicians can ...
What are your recommended strategies for including protein in the diets of older adults?
Doug Paddon-Jones, PhD The University of Texas Medical Branch
Doug Paddon-Jones of the University of Texas describes why it is important for older adults to include protein in their diets thro...
What data do you collect to evaluate the benefit of following guidelines?
Marion Winkler, PhD, RD, LDN, CNSC Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital
Adequacy of intake, glycemic control and several other clinical indicators can be used to demonstrate the benefit to following est...
What data should the dietitian collect to demonstrate the value of a nutrition support team?
Krishnan Sriram, MD, FACS, FRCS(C) John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook Country
Studies have clearly shown that having a nutrition support team is beneficial to patients’ health. Dietitians can use these case s...
What Do We Know About Sugars and Non-Caloric Sweeteners?
Robert Murray, MD, FAAP, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, and Ambulatory Medicine Columbus, Ohio, USA
Consumers choose foods based on taste, value, and convenience, often regardless of nutrient density. There is a risk that overzeal...

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