Nutrition and the Fetal Programming of Chronic Disease - Part 2
To present evidence based information on the mechanisms of how life long diseases are "programmed" in the fetus in pregnancy and beyond.
* Define "Developmental Plasticity."
* Identify potential adaptations of the fetus as a result of environmental challenges.
* Describe the relationship between fetal growth and adult hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Robert D. Murray, MD
Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University
Dr. Robert Murray has more than 20 years experience in pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition and weight management. Dr. Murray's pirmary expertise is in obesity prevention, identification and treatment, along with issues related to school nutrition and health.
CDR Level: 1
Performance Indicators: 8.1.3, 8.2.1,10.2.10
Suggested Learning Codes: 2050, 2070, 2090, 4090
Media Format(s): Video(English)