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There are four easy ways to submit your issues: • E-mail [email protected]. You will receive immediate confirmation that your message has been received and action will be taken within 2 months. For more information, visit ADA’s member home page and click on Member Issues or visit Deadline for submitting material for the People

and Events section is the first of the month, 3 months before the date of the issue (eg, May 1 for the August issue). Publication of an educational STA-9090 event is not an endorsement by the Association of the event or sponsor. Send material to: Ryan Lipscomb, Editor, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606; [email protected]; 312/899-4829; or fax, 312/899-4812. “
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often inquire about donating their old Journals to a good cause, but don’t know where to start. The Web site for the Health Sciences Library at the University of Buffalo provides a list of organizations that accept donations of old journals and redistribute them to developing countries, found at The Journal encourages our readers to take advantage of this opportunity to share our knowledge. October 12, 2011, 2:00pm–3:30pm Eastern. Evidence suggests that early health education and intervention can reduce the risk factors for childhood obesity and consequential adverse health risks. The “Healthy Kids: School Programs That Work” teleseminar will this website showcase highly effective, evidence-based strategies for implementing school-based nutrition education and intervention

programs, focusing on strategic partnerships as the key to success. Participants will discover how to gain access to valuable resources to implement best practices in a variety of school nutrition program models in order to keep children healthy and fit. Visit for more information. October 17-18, 2001, Hilton Lisle 4��8C Naperville, Lisle, IL. “Diabetes Science vs Nonsense: Medical Nutrition Therapy & Helping Patients Make Behavior Change” is divided into two 1-day workshops designed specifically for clinical dietitians or other health care providers who work with diabetes patients. After completing both days of the program, participants will be able to identify strategies based on the best available scientific evidence; utilize patient’s blood glucose records to maximize MNT; define pharmacological therapies for type 1 and type 2 diabetes; and apply problem solving strategies during patient encounters. Other topics covered include myth busting, diabetes medications, and behavior change. For more information, visit or email [email protected]. Online registration is available.

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