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January 2019

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

January 9 @ 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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Awards Ceremony & Speaker

January 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Koppel Plaza Meschendorf Conference Room, 2018 Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Please join KAND and UNSA for a reception and awards program. Guest Speaker: Virginia Turner, MS, RD, LDN Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager with Morrison Healthcare and UTMC "A Quick Glance Back and A Bold Look to the Future - 35 years in Nutrition and Dietetics" The presentation will be followed by the KAND awards presentations. We are excited to welcome UNSA Students back to school for 2019 and have the opportunity to meet and network with members. Appetizers and Desserts…

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February 2019

Journal Club: International Dysphagia Diet Standardization

February 6 @ 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 - February 27

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

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March 2019

Journal Club: Food Insecurity

March 6 @ 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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State of the State with TAND President Emily Maddux

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Calhoun’s on Bearden Hill, 6515 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919 United States
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Please join us at Calhoun's on Bearden Hill for light refreshments and an update from TAND President Emily Maddux on the "State of the State."

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April 2019

Journal Club: Review of Research for Gut/Brain Axis

April 3 @ 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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Update on Diabetes Management

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Knox County Health Department – Community Room, 140 Dameron Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917 United States
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April 23 | 3:00-4:30 pm Knox County Health Department 140 Dameron Avenue | Community Room   Please save the date for our April general meeting. Katherine Geoghagan, RD, LDN, CDE, Diabetes Educator with Internal Medicine Associates will be presenting members with an update on diabetes management.  

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May 2019

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

May 1 @ 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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Member Meeting: Facts Versus Fear – Navigating the Grocery Aisles with Science

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – Koppel Plaza Meschendorf Conference Room, 2018 Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Kim Johnson, PhD, RD, LDN, CFCS, Associate Professor at Carson-Newman University will present "Facts Versus Fear - Navigating the Grocery Aisles with Science." She will be speaking on various topics, including genetically modified foods and consumer "fear tactics" that are present in the market place.

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