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S21 - Bone Health in Nutrition Support: From Cradle to Retirement (S21)

‐ Mar 21, 2021 10:45am

Sticks and Stones May Break Their Bones: Bone Health in the NICU

Andrew Calabria, MD, Clinical Director, Division of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Protect Those Bones: Children and Teens on Long Term Nutrition Support
Diane Barsky, MD, Director of Home Parenteral Nutrition Program, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Minimizing Metabolic Bone Disease in Adults on Long-term Parenteral Nutrition
Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Specialist, Nutrition Support, Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Diane Barsky, MD

Bear Pediatric IconThis session includes pediatric content.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the risks to bone health for patients on long-term nutrition support
  • Describe parenteral nutrition-related factors that impact bone health
  • Discuss the use of DXA scans and laboratory testing to evaluate bone health
  • Identify therapeutic options to improve bone health from infancy to adulthood