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IHS Clinical Rounds: Nutritional Management of Genetic Disorders

September 27 , 2018


Webinar Description Nutritional Management of Genetic Disorders will identify macronutrients involved in inborn errors of metabolism and goals of nutrition therapy, along with all nutritional considerations. Basic dietary treatment and intervention will be described for disorders of amino acid, organic acid, urea cycle, carbohydrate (galactose and glycogen) and fat (long-chain and very-long chain fatty acid) metabolism. This presentation will also provide an in-depth description of a galactose restricted diet along with an amino acid restricted diet and the importance of medical food, low protein food, whole protein foods and nutritional supplements. Outcomes/Objectives At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 1. Examine genetic disorders successfully controlled with targeted dietary management. 2. Identify major macronutrients involved in inborn errors of metabolism and the three components of an amino acid restricted diet. 3. Appropriately access and refer patients presenting with Galactosemia for dietary therapy. Registration This presentation is open to everyone. There is no fee to participate in this webinar. Continuing education credits will be provided for attending this webinar. Details on how to claim these credits will be provided during the presentation.

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Event Sponsor: IHS

Who Should Attend: Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Counselors, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Psychologists, Dentists, Social Workers, Allied Health Professionals, Psychiatrists, Educators, Health & Educational Administrators

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Alaina George