Dr. Freedman presented on food security and chronic disease in Las Vegas, Nevada at the 7th annual meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology. Her presentation highlighted the relationship between food access, food security, and chronic disease risk. She highlighted best practices for evaluating individual and community risk for food insecurity. The presentation also reviewed evidence-based strategies to promote food security and nutrition equity such as including the food security screener in pediatric nephrology visits and engaging in advocacy to ensure the unique food needs of this patient population are addressed.
September 20, 2019