Posted on 10/29/2013 at 03:37:57 PM by Suzanne PriceAdvances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition (ACCN) 2013 conference is fast approaching! This year's meeting, to be held December 5-7 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., will address nutrition advances that could impact the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the role of the microbiome, the use of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice, multidisciplinary approaches to clinical and public health, and many new research controversies. The full program for the meeting can be found on ASN's website. Interested participants may register for the conference here. The Hotel reservation deadline is November 15.
For more information on ACCN, we spoke with one of this year's presenters, Dr. Dale A. Schoeller of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Schoeller's presentation, “New Technologies for Monitoring Food Intake,” is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 8:00 am. In the following interview, he offers us a preview of his presentation and outlines the benefits of attending the conference. He points out, "This meeting provides an outstanding opportunity to get an educated review of the field that covers both years of research and some of the newest advances, allowing clinicians and investigators to get “caught up” quickly on these issues."