0      0

Clinical Nutrition Week 2015


S23 - The Role of the Gut Microbiome in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Obesity


Feb 15, 2015 10:30am ‐ Feb 15, 2015 12:00pm

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Description

Objectives:

  1. Correlate the role of the gut microbiome to the development of obesity
  2. Discuss how diet impacts the risk of obesity through its effect upon the gut microbiome
  3. Identify the potential role of prebiotics and probiotics in the treatment of obesity and its related complications, such as NAFLD

Speaker(s):

  • Laura Matarese, PhD, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FADA, FASPEN, FAND, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
  • Gerard E. Mullin, MD, CNSP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services, Director of Capsule Endoscopy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, Professor and Department Head, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Chicago, IL

You must be logged in and own this session in order to post comments.

Print Certificate
Completed on: token-completed_on
Print Transcript
Please select the appropriate credit type:
/
test_id: 
credits: 
completed on: 
rendered in: 
* - Indicates answer is required.
token-content

token-speaker-name
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
/
/
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content