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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs (10% off during the month of April)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs (10% off during the month of April)

This quick reference includes updated information for health care professionals who monitor the nutrition care of children with special health care needs, including Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions.

...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - April 13

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ADA and Journal Support Minority Health Month

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health has dedicated April to raising awareness of the need to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations and to developing health policies and programs to help eliminate health disparities. ADA supports National Minority Health Month; and Elsevier, the publisher of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, has announced ADA's support to subscribers of Elsevier's 1,800 publications, with a reach of more than 1 million health professionals and media.

In addition, the following articles from the Cultural Competency collection in the April Journal are available to subscribers of all Elsevier publications:

  • A Dietary Behaviors Measure For Use With Low-Income, Spanish-Speaking Caribbean Latinos: The Latino Dietary Behaviors Questionnaire (LDBQ) (April 2011) Full text.
  • Associations between Neighborhood Availability and Individual Consumption of Dark-Green and Orange Vegetables among Ethnically Diverse Adults in Detroit (February 2011) Full text.
  • Impact of a Nutrition Education Program to Increase Intake of Calcium-Rich Foods by Chinese-American Women (January 2011) Full text.
  • English as a Second Language Dietetics Students: Lessons from Nursing to Facilitate Learning Experiences in Dietetic Internships (December 2010) Full text.
  • Preventing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Migrant Women and Reducing Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Their Offspring: A Call for Culturally Competent Lifestyle Interventions in Pregnancy (December 2010) Full text.
  • A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach to Understanding Fruit and Vegetable Availability in Low-Income African-American Families with Children Enrolled in an Urban Head Start Program (May 2010) Full text.
  • Availability of Commonly Consumed and Culturally Specific Fruits and Vegetables in African-American and Latino Neighborhoods (May 2010) Full text.
  • Limited English Proficiency Is a Barrier to Receipt of Advice about Physical Activity and Diet among Hispanics with Chronic Diseases in the United States (October 2009) Full text.
  • The Medicine Wheel Nutrition Intervention: A Diabetes Education Study with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (September 2009) Full text.
  • Dietary Quality among Latinos: Is Acculturation Making Us Sick? (June 2009) Full text.

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