GROWTH SUMMIT VIDEO SERIES

These online modules bring together scientific experts from around the world to share their knowledge and experience in the nutritional management of child and adolescent growth.

There are six episodes in this series.

Modules

WHAT WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT RAPID GROWTH CHANGES DURING ADOLESCENCE

In this four-minute video, Kate Ward, PhD, will discuss why adolescence is a critical period of growth for now and later in life. She outlines the micro and macronutrients needed for optimal bone and muscle health and the importance of dietary quality. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

SILENT MALNUTRITION AND HIDDEN HUNGER: ARE THEY REALLY HIDDEN?

In this four-minute video, Mauro Fisberg, MD, PhD, discusses the consequences of stunting, obesity and hidden hunger in the pediatric population. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

NUTRITION AND ADOLESCENT GROWTH SPURT: WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY

In this four-minute video, Virginia Stallings, MD, discusses the importance of focusing on growth and diet during the adolescent years. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

RECOGNIZING THE CHILD AT RISK FOR MALNUTRITION

In this four-minute video, Miguel Angel Guagnelli, MD, MSc, discusses the importance of identifying children at risk of malnutrition early in order to prevent life-long health problems. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

ADOLESCENT NUTRITION: AN IMPORTANT BUT OFTEN NEGLECTED HEALTH TOPIC

In this four-minute video, Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, AGAF, FASPEN, FAAP, will discuss why adolescence is a critical period of growth for now and later in life. He discusses the importance of nutrition in adolescents and details the opportunity to influence behavior before this age group become adults. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

MUAC: MID-UPPER ARM CIRCUMFERENCE

In this four-minute video, Karen Stephens, MS, RD, CSP, LD, explains how the MUAC Z-Score tape is used for the assessment of nutritional status in children. This was originally recorded at the 2021 Abbott Growth Summit.

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