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Register now! June 17 symposium - Micronutrient Status: Modifying Factors - Drugs, Chronic Disease and Surgery

Join us for a one-day symposium on Micronutrient Status: Modifying Factors - Drugs, Chronic Disease and Surgery on Saturday, June 17. Registration is $50 ($25 for students) and includes the plenary presentations, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and an electronic syllabus.

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7:15 a.m. Registration; Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Sharon R. Akabas, Ph.D.

8:30 a.m. Micronutrient Basics I: Factors That Alter Status Katherine Tucker, Ph.D.

9:00 a.m. Micronutrient Basics II: Challenges to Assessment of Status in Clinical Practice Lindsay Allen, Ph.D., R.D.

9:30 a.m. Drug Interactions with Nutrients and Natural Products: Mechanisms and Consequences David J. Greenblatt, M.D.

10:00 a.m. Tour De Alimentary Tract I: Impact of Celiac Disease, IBS and Bariatric Surgery on MN Status Jeffrey I. Mechanick, M.D.

10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. High Blood Pressure and Chronic Kidney Disease: Issues in Micronutrient Status Mariana Markell, M.D.

11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion Sharon R. Akabas, Ph.D. - Moderator

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. Lessons Learned from the Impact on Select Nutrients of Concern I: Metformin and PPIs and B12 Joshua W. Miller, Ph.D.

1:45 p.m. Lessons Learned from Impact on Select Nutrients of Concern II: Statins and Co Q10 Paul D. Thompson, M.D.

2:15 p.m. Herbal Supplements: Mechanisms of Interface with MNs and Drugs, and Magnitude of Concern Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D.

2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m. Supplements and Medical Foods Approach to Correct MN Gaps Patrick Stover, Ph.D.

3:30 p.m. Best Practice: Dietary Pattern Shifts and/or MN Supplements to Fill Gaps Created by Drugs, Chronic Disease and Drugs Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc.

4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Clinical Implications and Future Directions, Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc. - Moderator

5:00 p.m. Adjourn


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