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    A Teleseminar on School Nutrition

    tober 12, 2011, 2:00PM3:30PM East-. Evidence suggests that early

    alth education and intervention canuce the risk factors for childhood

    esity and consequential adversealth risks. The Healthy Kids: Schoolograms That Work teleseminar willowcase highly effective, evidence-sed strategies for implementingool-based nutrition education andervention programs, focusing onategic partnerships as the key toccess. Participants will discoverw to gain access to valuable re-rces to implement best practices

    ADA CALENDAR2012 ADA Food & NutritionConference & ExpoOctober 6-9, 2012Philadelphia, PA

    2013 ADA Food & NutritionConference & ExpoOctober 19-22, 2013Houston, TXe assocbetes Medical Nutrition Therapyrkshop

    tober 17-18, 2001, Hilton Lisle Na-rville, Lisle, IL. Diabetes Science vsnsense: Medical Nutrition TherapyHelping Patients Make Behaviorange is divided into two 1-day work-ops designed specifically for clinicaltitians or other health care pro-ers who work with diabetes pa-nts. After completing both days of

    program, participants will be ableidentify strategies based on the bestailable scientific evidence; utilize pa-nts blood glucose records to maximize

    T; define pharmacological therapiestype 1 and type 2 diabetes; and applyblem solving strategies during pa-nt encounters. Other topics cov-d include myth busting, diabetesdications, and behavior change.r more information, visit www.mc.nderbilt.edu/sugarisnotapoison orail rd.workshop@vanderbilt.edu. On-e registration is available.

    ernational Scientific Conference ontraceuticals and Functional Foods

    tober 25-27, 2011, Hotel Double-ee by Hilton, Koice, Slovakia. Thext International Scientific Confer-ce on Nutraceuticals and Func-nal Foods, Food and Function 2011ll facilitate worldwide cooperationtween scientists and will focus onrrent advances in research on nu-ceuticals and functional foods and

    eir present and future role in main-ning health and preventing dis-ses. Leading scientists will presentd discuss current advances in re-rch on nutraceuticals and func-

    nal foods as well as new scientificidence that supports or questionse efficacy of already existing or pro-ective substances and applications.vel compounds and controversialt scientifically solid ideas, ap-oaches, and visions will also be pre-ted, with particular focus oniationPEOPLE & EVENTSernational Physical Activity, Nutrition,Health Congress

    vember 23-26, 2011, Wow Kremlince Hotel, Antalya, Turkey. The 1sternational Physical Activity, Nutri-n, and Health Congress is a multi-ciplinary organization where peo-from all different disciplines share

    eir knowledge with the aim of im-oving health. Topics of the Con-ss will focus on various aspects of

    ysical activity and nutrition, in-ding psychological well-being, spe-l groups (children, adolescents, el-rly people, athletes, people withabilities), measurement issues,

    ronic diseases, public health, weightnagement, recreation, and public

    licy. For more information, visitw.ipanhec2011.org.



    rgaret Dessert Peggy Davis, July11, was a registered dietitian in theild Nutrition Program at theelby County (AL) Board of Educa-n. She graduated from the Univer-y of Alabama with a masters de-e in food and nutrition.Wilma Frances Robinson, RD,ly 2011, was a lifetime member of

    e American Dietetic Association,d her membership spanned nearlyyears of her 102-year life. She waso an ADA employee and did muchher lifetime to promote dietetics

    d the dietetics profession.

    eadline for submitting materialr the People and Events section ise first of the month, 3 monthsefore the date of the issue (eg, Mayfor the August issue). Publicationf an educational event is not andorsement by the Association ofe event of sponsor. Send material: Ryan Lipscomb, Departmentditor, Journal of the American