Attenuation of Growth in Malnutrition and Chronic Disease

By: Professor Dr Lee Way Seah, Professor of Paediatrics & Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the physiology of growth and how malnutrition and chronic illness leads to stunting
  2. Outline the long-term adverse effects of malnutrition and stunting in early life
  3. Identify the best timing for nutritional intervention to improve linear growth

 

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