(All fields required)
Please enter a valid email.
Please enter your name.
What is : (So we know you are human.)
Please supply the correct answer.
The Powers Lab is focused on improving nutrition in children with cystic fibrosis, obesity and type 1 diabetes. In children with CF, nutrition interventions that incorporate behavioral therapies have shown promise in increasing energy intake. Of particular interest in the study of obesity are low-income African-American children, an understudied group. The lab also is looking for specific behavioral management strategies at mealtimes to improve children’s glycemic control to help patients with type 1 diabetes.
Read more about how research by the Powers Lab and colleagues has demonstrated that combined behavioral and nutrition interventions in young children with CF leads to increased weight gain.
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3026 | 1-513-636-4200 | 1-800-344-2462 | TTY:1-513-636-4900
New to Cincinnati Children’s or live outside of the Tristate area? 1-877-881-8479
© 1999-2016 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. All rights reserved.