Jane K Naberhuis

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Lipoproteins are the primary carriers of lipophilic cognitive nutrients such as docosahexaenoic acid, lutein, and α-tocopherol within circulation. The critical roles these nutrients play in growth and development are well established, and as such, their efficient delivery to the infant brain is crucial. Given the selectivity of the blood brain barrier, the(More)
BACKGROUND Preterm infants are at increased risk of developing feeding intolerance and necrotizing enterocolitis. Comprehensive, targeted nursing assessments can evaluate the risk for and identify early signs of these conditions in an effort to prevent their destructive sequela. PURPOSE While the long-term goal is to develop a validated risk-scoring tool(More)
BACKGROUND Teduglutide (Gattex; NPS Pharma, Bedminster, NJ), a recombinant analogue of human glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2), is the first long-term medical therapy approved for the treatment of adults dependent on parenteral nutrition (PN). OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of teduglutide in reducing PN (parenteral nutrient and/or fluid)(More)
BACKGROUND Teduglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) analogue, is available for long-term use by parenteral nutrition (PN)-dependent adults to promote intestinal adaptation but is not approved for use in pediatric patients. The objective of this study was to assess teduglutide-stimulated induced intestinal adaptation, potential synergies with partial(More)
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