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September 2018

Milk Safety: From Outbreak Prevention to Patient Treatment

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Koppel Plaza Meschendorf AB Conference Room, 2018 Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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This summer, Knoxville experienced a significant E. coli outbreak related to raw milk consumption. KAND is proud to start our 2018-2019 year with two speakers who will present on the public health and clinical management issues related to milk safety and outbreaks. Dr. Gina Pighetti is an associate professor of Animal Sciences from UT Knoxville who will discuss dairying and milk safety. Her research aims to improve dairy cow health, productivity and the safety of milk in our food supply.…

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October 2018

Journal Club: Kidney Stone Types and Impact of Dietary Choices on Kidney Stone Formation

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. Topic: Kidney Stone Types and Impact of Dietary Choices on Kidney Stone Formation 1. Read & review types of kidney stones and kidney stone formation. * National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. NIH Publication No.13–6425 February 2013. www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov 2. Discuss new methodologies for kidney stone prevention and treatment of kidney stones, including hydration, fluid types, and dietary strategies. * Walter LS. Recent advances in understanding and managing urolithiasis Version 1. F1000Res.…

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KAND Legislative Meet & Greet: Road to RD Order-writing Privileges

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Knox County Health Department – Community Room, 140 Dameron Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917 United States
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November 2018

Journal Club: The impact of nutrition & exercise on brain health

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. 1. Discuss benefits of exercise on mental health and cognitive functioning * Sharma A, Madaan V, Petty D. Exercise for Mental Health. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2006; 8(2):106 DOI.10.4088/PCC.v08n0208a (PubMed). * Chapman S, Aslan S, Spence J, Keebler M, DeFina L, Dedehbani N, et al. Distinct brain and behavioral benefits from cognitive vs. physical training: A randomized trial in aging adults. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 18 July 2016; https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00338. Accessed July…

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January 2019

Journal Club: The impact of elevated triglycerides on cardiovascular and other diseases

January 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. Topic: The impact of elevated triglycerides on cardiovascular and other diseases 1. Read, and review through discussion, information regarding the relationship of triglyceride and high-cholesterol in heart disease and type 2 Diabetes * Vega GL, Barlow CE, Grundy SM, et al Triglyceride–to–high-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio is an index of heart disease mortality and of incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men. Journal of Investigative Medicine 2014;62:345-349. Downloaded http://jim.bmj.com/1 July 2018 2. Discuss the…

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February 2019

Journal Club: International Dysphagia Diet Standardization

February 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. Topic: International Dysphagia Diet Standardization 1. Discuss the process involved in identification of need, implementation barriers, and recommendations for implementation strategies . * Seagle HM, Strain GW, Makris A, et al. Position of the American Dietetic Association: weight management. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009;109(2):330-346. * Marcason, W. Question of the Month: What is the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative? J Acad Nut Diet April 2017 Volume 117, Issue 4, Page 652. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2017.02.004…

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TAND Hill Day & Annual Meeting

February 26, 2019 - February 27, 2019

Save the date! Visit www.eatright-tn.org for more information.

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March 2019

Journal Club: Food Insecurity

March 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. 1. What is the current US rate of food insecurity and its associated economic and societal costs? * Coleman A, Rabbitt M, Gregory CA, Singh A. A report summary from the Economic Research Service: Household Food Security in the United States in 2016. Economic Research Services United States Department of Agriculture. September 2016. Report Number 237. Accessed 9/7/2018. * Hardline-Grafton H. Hunger & Health: The Impact of Poverty, Food Insecurity, and Poor…

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April 2019

Journal Club: Review of Research for Gut/Brain Axis

April 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. Review research for Gut/Brain Axis Learning Codes: 2000, 8000 Competencies: 4.2.6 1. What is the Effect of Food on Cognition? Gomez-Pinella F. National Center for Biotechnology Information 2008 Jul; 9(7): 568–578. doi: 10.1038/nrn2421. PMCID: PMC2805706; NIHMSID: NIHMS162299; PMID: 18568016 2. Emerging Theories: Discuss links between the gut and brain on potential impact regarding neurological development and disease Autism Li Q, Han Y, Dy AB, Hagerman RJ. Review Article: The Gut Microbiota and…

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May 2019

Journal Club: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

May 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

See the Journal Club page for more information. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) 1. Discuss NAFLD, associated risk factors, global prevalence, and its health care & economic impact. * Perumpail BJ, Khan MA, Kim D, Cholankeril G and Ahmed A. Clinical epidemiology and disease burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Dec 21; 23(47): 8263–8276. 2. Review potential medical interventions, dietary recommendations, and the role of the RD in prevention and treatment of NAFLD * National Heart…

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