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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall


This textbook explores nutritional aspects of chronic diseases, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and inborn errors of metabolism or inherited metabolic disorders. Each chapter describes the current status of research on the role of nutrition in these disorders and helps translate it into clinical practice. The main focus is on treatment, with the goal of helping children and adults with special health care needs to develop their potential. Nutritional assessment and prevention techniques are addressed for persons of all ages. All disease chapters are organized to cover biochemical ... More

Keywords: developmental disabilities, inborn errors of metabolism, chronic disease, nutrition, nutritional assessment, nutritional therapy, metabolic disorders, special health care needs

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shirley W. Ekvall, editor
Adjunct Professor, Nova University

Valli K. Ekvall, editor
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nova University

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Part I Preventive Nutrition

Shirley W. Ekvall

A. Nutrition and Growth

1 Prenatal Growth in Pregnancy

Shirley W. Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall, and Barbara Niedbala

2 Postnatal Growth in Infancy

Jacqueline Wessel, Barbara Niedbala, and Shirley W. Ekvall

3 Problems of Prematurity

Jacqueline Wessel, Barbara Niedbala, and Shirley W. Ekvall

B. Nutrition Evaluation

4 Nutritional Assessment

Shirley W. Ekvall, Diane Spear, Valli K. Ekvall, Jennifer Walberg-Wolfe, and Paula Cushing

5 Community-Based Nutrition Services and Resources

Cecilia Rokusek, Sharon Feucht, Lisa Kelchner, and Joan Earle Hahn

6 Nutritional Support After Injury

Theresa Mayes and Michele Gottschlich

7 Sports Nutrition

Karen Reznik Dolins and Martica Heaner

A. Neurological and Developmental

9 Cerebral Palsy

Robin C. Meyers, Steven J. Bachrach, and Virginia A. Stallings

10 Seizures and Epilepsy

Yael Shiloh-Malawsky, Leslie Huffman, Tuomas Westermarck, and Shirley W. Ekvall

11 Myelomeningocele

Frank Cerniglia Jr. MD. and Shirley W. Ekvall

12 Nutrients, Neurotransmitters, and Brain Dysfunction

Eric K. Bonsall, Janine Z. Mundorff, Valli K. Ekvall, and Shirley W. Ekvall

13 Autism Spectrum Disorder

Carol J. Henderson, Viviann Nordin, AND Shirley W. Ekvall

14 The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Agnes M. Huber and Shirley W. Ekvall

15 Down Syndrome

Patricia D. Jackson, Melinda Wendland, and Shirley W. Ekvall

16 Prader-Willi Syndrome

Jennifer Miller, Helen McCune, and Daniel J. Driscoll

17 Rett Syndrome

Nga Hong Brereton, Carmen Cuffari, and Genila Bibat

B. Behavioral and Eating Disorders

18 Obesity

Shirley W. Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall, Diane Spear, and Michael Farrell

19 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Eric K. Bonsall, Valli K. Ekvall, and Shirley W. Ekvall

20 Failure to Thrive

Salisa Lewis, Barbara Niedbala, Diane Spear, and Shirley W. Ekvall

21 Rumination

Valli K. Ekvall and Shirley W. Ekvall

22 Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Eating Disorders

Valli K. Ekvall, Shirley W. Ekvall, Michael Farrell, and Asad Dalia

23 Lead Toxicity and Pica

Agnes M. Huber and Shirley W. Ekvall

C. Feeding Disorders

24 Feeding and Eating Problems of the Child or Adult with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

Diane Spear, Harriet Cloud, Shirley W. Ekvall, Paula Cushing, Linda Hicks, and Julia Wahoff

D. Drugs

26 Use of Botanicals in Children and Adults

Gail B. Mahady, Sheila M. Wicks, and Rudolf Bauer

27 Drug Therapy and Nutrition

Marshal Shlafer and Rebecca J. Shlafer

E. Miscellaneous Chronic Diseases

28 Allergy and Immunological Disorders

Christina C. Lewis, Carol J. Henderson, and Amal H. Assa’ad

29 HIV Infection in Children

Keith-Thomas Ayoob

30 Malnutrition in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Inez Martincevic, Rayfel Schneider, and Daniel Lovell

31 Cancer in Children and Young Adults

Elizabeth Welin and Ingrid Ora

32 Congenital Heart Disease and Lipid Disorders

Alan B. Lewis, Stephanie Sanborn, and Violet Hsieh

34 Sickle Cell Disease

Omar Niss and Russell E. Ware

35 Gastrointestinal Disorders of Infancy and Childhood

Michael Farrell, Alison Cassin, and Rebecca Wilhelm

36 Constipation and Fiber

Shirley W. Ekvall

A. Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism

37 Homocystinuria

Rani H. Singh and Teresa D. Douglas

38 Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Rani H. Singh and Teresa D. Douglas

39 Phenylketonuria and Maternal Phenylketonuria

Susan A. Berry, Dorothy Markowitz, and Nancy D. Leslie

40 Tyrosinemia

Francjan van Spronsen and Margreet van Rijn

41 Urea Cycle Pathway

Sandy van Calcar

B. Organic Acidemias

C. Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders

45 Adrenoleukodystrophy and Other Peroxisomal Disorders

Nga Hong Brereton, Ann B. Moser, and Gerald V. Raymond

46 Mitochondrial Fatty Acid Oxidation Defects

Melanie Gillingham and Sandy van Calcar

47 Mitochondrial Disorders

Richard Boles and Kathryn Moseley

D. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism

48 Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Amy Fuller and Cynthia Stegeman

49 Galactosemia

Sandy van Calcar

50 Lactose Intolerance

Patricia J. Becker, Alison Cassin, and Scott Pentiuk

52 Glycogen Storage Diseases

Mari Mori and Priya Kishnani

E. Miscellaneous Genetic Disorders

53 Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

Malai Holland and Leah Burke

54 Celiac Disease

Alison Cassin and Daniel Mallon

55 Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Christina C. Lewis, Gary McPhail, and Elisabeth Luder

56 Fragile X Syndrome

Tori L. Schaefer, David L. Nelson, and Craig A. Erickson

58 Williams Syndrome

Shirley W. Ekvall and Florence Stevens

59 Wilson Disease

Florence Stevens and Shirley W. Ekvall