Preeminent Medical Association Issues Statement Calling For More Physician Training, Oversight for Expert Nutrition Care

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by Kelley Luckstein

Physicians representing the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today issued a position statement strongly recommending enhanced medical doctor training for and renewed focus on treatment of patients’ clinical nutrition needs. “At a time when the prevalence of nutrition-related illnesses is escalating significantly, both with ambulatory and hospitalized patients, many medical societies are reporting an inadequate number of physician members trained in this important specialty,” said M. Molly McMahon, M.D., FACE, professor of medicine with Mayo Clinic Rochester’s Division of Endocrinology.

 

Herald Online (Fla.),

Tags: AACE, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, clinical nutrition, Dr. M. Molly McMahon, Endocrinology / Diabetes, enhanced medical doctor training, Herald Online, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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