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Time-of-Day Considerations for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition: Findings From Clinical Trials (T24)

Tuesday, March 5 • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM ET

In Person_Virtual_Pediatric


  1. Summarize the fundamentals of chronobiology, circadian entrainment, and relevant health implications when the circadian system gets chronically challenged, such as during night eating.
  2. Identify the importance of circadian medicine and opportunities to optimize nutrition support to limit circadian misalignment.
  3. Describe the safety and feasibility of daytime nutrition support and recognize improved outcomes associated with optimizing the timing of nutrition support.


Daytime Compared to Overnight Infusions of Home Parenteral Nutrition on Glycemia and Sleep in Adults With Short Bowel Syndrome
Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD, Assistant Investigator, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Daytime-Restricted Parenteral Feeding is Associated With Earlier Oral Intake in Children Following Stem Cell Transplant
YunZu Wang, MD, Assistant Professor, Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH

Intermittent Versus Continuous Enteral Nutrition in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Sierra Chichester, RD, LDN, CNSC, Graduate Researcher, Massachusetts General Hospital; Graduate Student, Tufts University, Boston, MA

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Advanced
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-072-L99-P