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Celebrating Life: National Down Syndrome Day

April 11, 1996, a beautiful baby girl was welcomed into the world and a day that changed the course of my family’s lives forever.   Already having three beautiful and healthy children, my mother often wondered what it would be like to have a “little number four.”  And on my oldest sister’s 14th birthday, Kate was […]

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New Dosage Recommendations for Patients with Down Syndrome

Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)/Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Directions for Use The Trisomy 21 Research Foundation recommends that infants, children, and adults with Down syndrome consume essential fatty acids.  However, if the individual consumes fish or eggs fortified with DHA in significant amounts in his or her diet, you may wish to reduce the […]

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A Few NuTriVene Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Down syndrome? Trisomy 21, or Down syndrome, is the most common chromosomal abnormality. Unlike other congenital conditions that have a deletion or mutation, individuals with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome 21. This extra chromosome causes “overexpression” of genes that change metabolism and function of antioxidants, amino acids, digestive enzymes, and other essential […]

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