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Comprehensive Nutritional Therapy: Tactical Approaches in 2021 - Part 1

9:00 AM – 1:30 PM ET

This course is designed to stimulate interest of nutrition in young physicians and demonstrate its importance to patient outcomes. Each session will start with a case presentation and end with a discussion of the case by the expert speakers followed by an interactive Question and Answer session. All healthcare professionals are welcomed. Student/trainee attendance is free with proof of training.

Friday, March 19 – 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM ET

Session 1 – Nutritional Issues in Cancer

  • Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Therapy
  • Current Guidelines for Nutritional Therapy in Cancer
  • Mechanisms of Malnutrition and Cachexia Revealed by Animal Models of Cancer
  • Does the Ketogenic Diet Improve Response to Anti-Cancer Therapy?

Session 2 – Cardiometabolic Risk Mitigation

  • Cardiometabolic Risk
  • The Obesity Epidemic
  • Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: New Insights
  • Adiponectin and Why They Call it Cardio + Metabolic Disease: A Biomarker for Understanding

Saturday, March 20 – 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Effective Prevention Keynote Lecture: Critical Care Nutrition: State of the Art Yaseen Arabi, MD, FCCP, FCCM, ATSF

Session 3 – Critical Illness

  • Should Nutritional Therapy be Modified to Account for Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Critical Illness?
  • Can Feeding Strategies Alter Immune Signaling and Gut Sepsis?
  • Do Current Regimens in Nutritional Therapy Support the Microbiome?
  • Does Enteral Feeding Worsen Outcomes in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient?

This eight-hour course will be divided into two parts.

  • Day 1: March 19 from 9:00 AM – 1:30PM ET will include Sessions 1 & 2.
  • Day 2, March 20 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET will include the Keynote Lecture and Session 3.