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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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NuTriVene Testimonial #1

Our daughter Kaci was born 10 weeks premature in March 1997. My wife and I refused all genetic testing during her pregnancy and did not know Kaci had Down syndrome until it was confirmed she had Trisomy 21 when she was 6 days old. On Mother’s Day of 1997 we attended a seminar on TNI […]

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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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Case Study: Alzheimer’s Risk Reduced by Vitamins

A study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health indicates that taking high daily doses of Vitamins C and E may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) by at least 64%. The five-year study, published in the January 2004 issue of the Archives of Neurology, included 4,740 participants aged 65 years […]

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The therapeutic effect of antioxidant nutritional intervention on the quality of life of people with DS

Case Study Completed on Nutrivene: M.J. Gelb, M.D., a pediatrician from Germany, has conducted a study of Nutrivene on patients with Down syndrome. Results of the study were published in the German pediatric publication, Padiatriche Praxis, entitled “Targeted Nutritional Intervention (TNI) for Children with Down Syndrome.” Dr. Gelb’s study consisted of 38 patients (ages 6 […]

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Abstract no.: 776

Early intervention in down syndrome: The effect of antioxidants N.A. Meguid & S. Ismail The present study investigated the role of antioxidant nutritional support in conjunction with a training Portage programme designed to improve the capabilities of patients with Down Syndrome (DS). The study included 60 children with DS aged between 2 and 45 months. […]

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Abstract no.: 775

Evaluation of trace elements and some enzymes in Egyptian children with Down syndrome N.A. Meguid, H.H.Afifi & N. Kholosy The present study investigated the activity of Cu Zn superoxide dismutase in red blood cells and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) in whole blood using spectrophotometric methods. The plasma levels of the copper and zinc cofactors, and whole […]

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