Thursday, December 13, 2007

Diet & Nutrition Study

DSRF is doing a new study:

Nutritional Interventions in Children wtih Down's syndrome (NICDS study)
"Can nutritional intervention prevent or reduce the risks of associated diseases and illnesses in Down's syndrome?"

For more information on the study, here's a link ~

The aim of this study is to see if nutritional interventions can help to prevent or reduce the risks that children with Down's Syndrome are exposed to in terms of illnesses such as type 2 diabetes, vascular disease, obesity, leukaemia and early onset dementia. Much is known about the ways in which nutrition and lifestyle can be modified to prevent, or at least reduce the risk of these disorders."

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