Nutrition and the Fetal Programming of Chronic Disease - Part 1
To present evidence based information on the impact of an embryolical insult on fetal development.
* Describe the hypothesis that an insult to the embryo or fetus during gestation can alter the course of fetal development.
* Review the concept of a "critical period" in which nutrtion can affect the growing infant's metabolism for life.
* Discuss the studies supporting the concept of fetal programming.
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: 6.2.3,6.2.5,8.2.1
Suggested Learning Codes: 2050,4150,5070,4180
Media Format(s): Video(English)