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Special Supplement - July 26, 2016

 
Office of Dietary Supplements: Special Supplement Newsletter
  July 26, 2016
 
Register Now:
NIH Workshop on Iron Screening and Supplementation
of Iron-replete Pregnant Women and Young Children
September 28-29, 2016
Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
(With simultaneous NIH VideoCast for off-site participation.)
Sponsored by the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Register for workshop now
Goals
  • Provide a focus for iron screening and supplementation in the United States and developed countries.
  • Specify data gaps and research needs in the following ways:
    • Explore current understanding of iron homeostasis in pregnant women and in young children (6-24 months).
    • Identify the challenges associated with measuring iron status and with screening practices.
    • Consider emerging issues associated with routine supplementation of iron-replete individuals.
Workshop Details
  • All persons are invited to attend, especially clinical educators, those who develop clinical recommendations, health care providers, and researchers.
  • All conference participants attending in person must register in advance, as seating is limited.
  • The workshop can also be viewed live via NIH VideoCast and will also be available for later viewing. Registration for the VideoCast is encouraged.
  • There is no cost to attend the workshop either in person or by VideoCast, but those attending in person are responsible for all their meals, parking, and any travel expenses.
  • For more information, including the agenda and registration:
    https://events-support.com/events/NIH_Iron_Workshopexternal link disclaimer
Please feel free to forward this information to interested colleagues.
 

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