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Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet
November 7, 2018

Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet
Date:  November 7, 2018
Time:  3:00 – 4:30 pm ET

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Many individuals diagnosed with cancer seek to modify their diet as an adjunct to their treatment. One new diet that has gained popularity in some oncology patient populations is the ketogenic diet. This program will provide a thorough review of the literature and evidence on the beneficial effects of ketogenic diet in oncology. Information will be provided on the nutritional goals of the various therapeutic ketogenic diets for oncology patients as well as the implementation and management of the ketogenic diet. 
Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the present literature supporting the ketogenic diet in different cancer types.
  2. Outline the benefits and risks involved with ketogenic diet in different cancer types. 
  3. How to initiate and manage oncology patients on various therapeutic Ketogenic diet.

Faculty and Topics
Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet: What Does the Data Show?
Pankaj Vashi MD, AGAF, FASPEN, Chair, Department of Medicine, Department Head of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Vice Chief of Staff at CTCA Chicago, Comprehensive Care and Research Center, Chicago, IL

How to Implement the Ketogenic Diet as Part of Cancer Treatment
Leonora Renda, MS, RDN, Manager of Nutritional Services, Dignity Health, Phoenix, AZ

Manpreet Mundi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

CE Hours: 1.5 Hours
Level:  Intermediate
UAN:  JA0002345-0000-18-067-L01-P




APRIL 8-10, 2019

Congress Director: Francesco Rubino 
Program Co-Chairs: William Cefalu, David Cummings, Lee Kaplan, Philip Schauer

Following the success of the last edition of the World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD), this exciting event is returning to New Yorkon April 8-10, 2019. 

Join us to discuss the latest developments in bariatric/metabolic surgery, novel GI-based interventions for type 2 diabetes, and the role of the gastrointestinal tract in metabolic regulation. 

A specific goal of this edition is to develop a roadmap of policy initiatives for the proper implementation of global guidelines on surgical treatment of type 2 diabetes, developed during WCITD 2015 through the 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) in London, and now endorsed by over 50 scientific organizations worldwide. 

We will also discuss the role of misconceptions and stigma of obesity as barriers to advancing both care and funding of research in the field. 

Program highlights include:

  • State-of-the-art lectures
  • Panel discussions among clinicians, scientists, and policy makers
  • Original abstract presentations
  • Consensus development sessions on guidelines implementation, definition of diabetes remission, standards for surgical innovation
  • Symposium on roles of the gut in the physiology and pathophysiology of glucose metabolism
  • Symposium on obesity stigma aimed at developing an agenda of educational initiatives to end discrimination against people with obesity and related diseases

I hope that you will join us for this exciting event designed to change policies, practices, and the way we think about diabetes and obesity


Prof. Francesco Rubino, MD, Congress Director

Chair, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

King’s College London, London, UK

Full details here

13th European Nutrition Conference

Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) 2019

15 – 18 October 2019 in the

Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland


The Nutrition Society in cooperation with The Nutrition Society Irish Section are pleased, as hosts, to invite you to the 13th European Nutrition Conference, Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. The conference will take place from 15 – 18 October 2019 in the Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland in the heart of Dublin city.

The FENS European Nutrition Conference is held once every four years, and is the premier European meeting in its field.

The theme for the 2019 conference is “Malnutrition in an Obese World: European Perspectives”.

The scientific programme will feature the best international speakers, covering a wide programme of subject areas across the spectrum of nutritional science in plenary and parallel session formats. Both oral and poster presentation opportunities for submitted papers and invited speaker slots, will be included in the four-day programme. A range of other sessions, such as workshops sessions, special “Hot Topic” presentations, industrial symposia, panel debates, and satellite symposia or sessions hosted by related organisations and societies are welcome. There is sufficient meeting space within the venue to accommodate a wide range of smaller meetings and sessions, as well as nearby hotels, should any visiting societies wish to hold private meetings off-site.

Dublin is one of Europe’s great cities. It is presently one of the major cities for industry and sciences. Dublin’s reputation for hospitality and for ensuring a fabulous welcome is legendary. Its cultural pedigree is renowned from the famous Book of Kells in Trinity College, a vibrant traditional music scene, to the fact that it has been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature with a literary heritage stretching over hundreds of years. It is small enough to ensure that all conference events and accommodation will be just a short walk away while large enough to allow one to get lost wandering its museums, music venues, restaurants and, of course, traditional pubs.

We look forward to welcoming and meeting you in Dublin in 2019 for a truly memorable FENS European Nutrition Conference.

Professor Philip Calder & Professor Helene McNulty
Co-Chairs FENS 2019
Dublin, Ireland

Full details here

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