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    credited dietetics education programsperiodically reviewed to ensure they

    hold the standards set forth by themmission on Accreditation for Dietet-Education. Part of the program re-

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    DA CALENDAR009 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoctober 17-20, 2009;enver, CO

    010 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoovember 6-9, 2010;oston, MA

    011 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoeptember 24-27, 2011;an Diego, CAe assocRegistered Dietitians and Dietetic

    chnicians, Registered. CADE estab-es and enforces eligibility require-nts and accreditation standardst ensure the quality and continued

    provement of nutrition and dieteticscation programs.he accreditation decisions made atmost recent CADE meeting are avail-

    le at include status of programs whichve received candidacy for accredita-n, initial accreditation, continued ac-ditation, probationary accreditationd withdrawal from accreditation.

    l for Papers

    e Journal of the American Dieteticsociation is issuing a Call for Papersthe topic of parenteral nutrition. Allated aspects of this theme will besidered. Papers on: specific popula-

    ns (ie, home patients, adults or chil-n with gastrointestinal failure, therbidly obese), electrolyte manage-nt, nutritional assessment, glycemictrol, discipline-oriented (RD, RN,h, MD), vitamin, mineral or tracement deficiencies or excesses, or ad-se events are welcomed. A review ond-base disorders demonstrating al comprehension of the physiologyd the resulting changes in paren-al nutrition prescription is specifi-ly sought. However, a broad range ofics are encouraged.eviews, Research and Professional

    iefs, Research, Perspectives in Prac-, Practical Clinical Solutions and

    mmentaries are all suitable articleegories. Please refer to the Journalside for Authors for details. Papers areuested to be submitted byNovember, 2009 for an estimated publicationte in early 2010. All manuscripts willsubject to routine peer review.

    e encourage authors and investiga-s to give consideration to this impor-t clinical topic. If you have any ques-

    ns, please contact the Assistant toEditor-in-Chief, Claire Zulkey, at or 312/8-5749.iationPEOPLE & EVENTSt know where to start. The Web sitethe Health Sciences Library at theiversity of Buffalo provides a list ofanizations that accept donations ofjournals and redistribute them toeloping countries, found at http:// The Jour-

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    2 September 2009 Volume 109 Number 9ngkok, Thailand. The 19th Annualernational Congress on Nutrition,med Nutrition Security for All,

    ll provide the highest quality scien-c program featuring internationallyognized speakers and experts in theld. The most up-to-date nutrition-ated issues will be covered in thenary lectures, dialogues, parallelposia/workshops, and panel discus-

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    ernational Society of Hypertensioneting

    ptember 26-30, 2010, Vancouver Con-tion and Exhibition Centre, Vancou-, BC, Canada. The International So-ty of Hypertension (ISH) invites youparticipate in their 23rd Scientificeting, ISH 2010, and meet with therlds leading scientific and medicalcialists to address the current stateknowledge and research in cardio-scular health and risk reduction.ynote presentations, industry- andestigator-initiated symposia, oral andter presentations, public forums,

    d exhibits will focus on the risk re-ction theme and stress new inte-tive approaches to cardiovasculareases. For more information,



    A Honorary Member D. Markgsted Dies. Mark Hegsted, PhD, was profes-of Nutrition and Harvard Univer-

    y and a founding member of the De-rtment of Nutrition at the Harvardool of Public Health, one of the firsth departments in a school of medi-e or public health school in therld. Hegsted graduated from theiversity of Idaho in 1936 and laterned a doctorate in biochemistrym the University of Wisconsin in40. He became a professor of Nutri-n at Harvard in 1962, and was madehonorary member of the American

    etetic Association in 1973. Hegsteds also elected to the National Acad-y of Sciences in 1973, served as edi-of Nutrition Reviews for 10 years,

    s named administrator of Human

    trition in the US Department ofriculture in 1978, and served asassociate director for Research atNew England Regional Primate

    search Center at Harvard Medicalhool from 1982 to 1984. Hegsteds honored as a recipient of the Os-

    rne and Mendel Award, the ConradElvehjem Award for Public ServiceNutrition, and the Bristol-Myersuibb/Mead Johnson Award for Dis-guished Achievement in Nutritionsearch, and in 2007 received theofessor Emeritus Award of Meritm the Harvard School of Publicalth. Hegsted was considered in-umental in the development of theetary Guidelines for Americansblished by the US Departments ofriculture and Health and Humanrvices.

    is research illustrated the effectsspecific dietary fats and cholesterolserum cholesterol levels and hisdies of calcium, iron, and protein

    vanced the understanding of thee dietary requirements play in pro-ting good health.

    RATUMpage 1149 in the article Taking

    ans Fat Off the Menu: What Youn Learn from Trans-Fat Bans at theeikh Khalifa Medical City and theveland Clinic in the July 2009 is-

    of the Journal, high-density li-rotein cholesterol and low-density

    oprotein cholesterol where mistak-ly switched in the following sentence:e public will still need to be re-

    nded that trans fats dangerouslyse high-density lipoprotein cholesterolels and lower low-density lipoproteinlesterol levels, Moore says, as well

    that most products that traditionallytained trans fats fall into the extrasegorybaked good, snacks, sauces,d fried foodsthat we should all beiting anyway. The sentence shouldd: . . . trans fats dangerously raise-density lipoprotein cholesterol lev-and lower high-density lipoproteinlesterol levels. . . .

    i: 10.1016/j.jada.2009.07.038