Carnitine the Science Behind an Essential Nutrient
March 25-26 2004 National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland
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The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Office of Dietary Supplements are sponsoring a 2-day conference to address the following topics related to Carnitine:

Basic physiology and pharmacology

Carnitine replacement in primary and secondary carnitine deficiency syndromes

Carnitine supplementation in exercise, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, HIV infection, aging, cancer, and infertility.

The overall conference goals are to:

Provide the scientific and lay communities with the most updated, evidence-based information regarding the role of carnitine in health and disease prevention

Clarify issues relevant to appropriate uses of carnitine

Propose new areas of research for future studies on this nutrient.

The American College of Nutrition is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Nutrition designates this continuing medical education activity for 12.5 CME credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

The Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (CBNS) authorizes 12.5 CNE credits hours for Certified Nutrition Specialists (CNS).

For more accreditation information please contact the American College of Nutrition's homepage.

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