SSIEM-DG

SSIEM Dietitians Group

Working in collaboration with SSIEM


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The SSIEM-Dietitians Group (SSIEM-DG) is a subgroup of dietitians within the SSIEM. Members are involved in the dietary treatment of patients with inherited metabolic disorders. Meetings of the group are held during the annual SSIEM symposium.

Communication is through meetings, corresponding members (from 17countries), SSIEM-DG website and e-mail.

Our main aims are:

1. to provide a network to facilitate communication amongst  dietitians  working with inherited metabolic disorders (IMD)

2. to provide education and training for people looking after IMD patients

3. to promote research in dietetic treatment of IMD
    
Membership: dietitian members of SSIEM, can automatically become an SSIEM-DG member. Please contact the SSIEM Office - see the contact form on this website - with a copy to the SSIEM-DG Secretary (Corrie Timmer: c.timmer@amc.uva.nl) to ensure you are added to the mailing list.

Publications:

SSIEM –DG have been involved in co-ordinating a number of research projects about dietetic practice with different patient groups (PKU education, UCD, Homocystinuria, Galactosaemia and L-amino acids in PKU).

 
We are a corresponding partner of the European project "E-IMD":  http://www.e-imd.org/