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Immunity and Digestive Function in Infant Nutrition: Aiming to Thrive-Hot Topics in Infant Nutrition

Drs. Lars Bode and Sharon Groh-Wargo and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Terry Johnson discuss the key components of human milk that enhance infant imm...

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  • Overview

    Drs. Lars Bode and Sharon Groh-Wargo and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Terry Johnson discuss the key components of human milk that enhance infant immunity and digestive function.

    Topics to be covered include the key components of human milk that enhance infant immunity, the impact of prebiotic Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) on developing infant immunity and digestive function, safety and efficacy of prebiotic HMOs, obesity and weight loss with breast-fed versus formula-fed infants, and limitations of using infant formula containing palm olein and other plant derived palmitic acid sources.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TOPEC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Faculty:
    Lars Bode, PhD
    President, International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML)
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Division of Neonatology and
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
    University of California
    San Diego, CA

    • Dr. Bode has nothing to disclose.

    Sharon Groh-Wargo PhD, RD, LD
    Professor Pediatrics and Nutrition
    Case Western Reserve University at
    MetroHealth Medical Center
    Cleveland, OH

    • Dr. Groh-Wargo is a consultant for Abbott Nutrition.

    Terry S. Johnson, Neonatal NP, APN, NNP-BC, CLEC, MN
    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Founder, Lode Star Enterprises, Inc.
    Downers Grove, IL

    • Terry Johnson is a consultant for Prolacta Bioscience and Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.

    The following reviewers/planners/authors have reported real or apparent conflicts of interest that have been resolved:

    • Kia K. Gray, MPH has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fidel, PhD has nothing to disclose.
    • Sean T. Saunders, CHCP, has nothing to disclose.
    • Lawrence Sherman, FACEHP, CCMEP has nothing to disclose.
    • Elizabeth Stephens, has nothing to disclose.
    • Jennifer Spear Smith, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pediatricians, pediatric nurses, and pediatric nutritionists/dieticians.

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Review the bioactive components of human milk and their many physiologic functions
    • Discuss the impact of prebiotic Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) on developing infant immunity and
       digestive function
    • Understand the relationship between HMOs and the microbiome composition

     

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Prova Education designs educational programs based on evidence-based medicine, needs and gaps analyses, learner feedback, and more. Its mission is to serve as an innovative and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Nutrition.

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