January 02, 2004

Statement of the American Dietary Association: Nutrition Recommendations for the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

Supplement to the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, December 2003; 103(12):S1-S59

These proceedings are based on a symposium and workshop that were held April 30 – May 1, 2002 at the University of Toronto, Canada. The Program in Food Safety, Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs (PFSNRA), University of Toronto, and the International Life Sciences Institute North America (ILSI NA) were co-sponsors in collaboration with the National Institute of Nutrition (Canada), the Dietitians of Canada, and The American Dietetic Association. The workshop objectives were to evaluate the experience of the past and use the lessons learned to improve the process for developing science-based guidance for policy development and for communication to the public. Participants included university and government scientists, public health nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals/educators, food and nutrition scientists from the food industry, and graduate students – from across Canada, the USA, and Australia.

The following articles are included in the supplement: