Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
- Home-fortification with iron and zinc sprinkles or iron sprinkles alone successfully treats anemia in infants and young childrenStanley Zlotkin
Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
J Nutr 133:1075-80. 2003....
- Demonstrating zinc and iron bioavailability from intrinsically labeled microencapsulated ferrous fumarate and zinc gluconate Sprinkles in young childrenStanley H Zlotkin
Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Nutr 136:920-5. 2006....
- A critical assessment of the upper intake levels for infants and childrenStanley Zlotkin
Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nutr 136:502S-506S. 2006..Yet, with intakes above the ULs, the risk of adverse health effects increases. Thus, there is no obvious benefit for healthy individuals to consume quantities of nutrients above the UL...
- Micronutrient sprinkles to control childhood anaemiaStanley H Zlotkin
Division of GI/Nutrition at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 2:e1. 2005
- The role of the Codex Alimentarius process in support of new products to enhance the nutritional health of infants and young childrenStanley Zlotkin
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
Food Nutr Bull 31:S128-33. 2010..They would also lessen impediments to international trade by providing clear guidance for foods used in feeding programs and for young children, particularly in developing countries...
- Controlling iron deficiency anemia through the use of home-fortified complementary foodsStanley H Zlotkin
Department of Pediatrics, Nutritional Sciences and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
Indian J Pediatr 71:1015-9. 2004..Integrated into existing public health programs, Sprinkles has the potential to improve the effectiveness of such programs...
- Use of microencapsulated iron(II) fumarate sprinkles to prevent recurrence of anaemia in infants and young children at high riskStanley Zlotkin
Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Canada
Bull World Health Organ 81:108-15. 2003....
- Multi-micronutrient Sprinkles including a low dose of iron provided as microencapsulated ferrous fumarate improves haematologic indices in anaemic children: a randomized clinical trialAnna Christofides
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Programs in Metabolism and Integrative Biology, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Matern Child Nutr 2:169-80. 2006..Greater staining of the teeth and less ease of use were reported in the drops group as compared with Sprinkles groups. A dose as low as 12.5 mg of iron as ferrous fumarate when provided as Sprinkles may be effective in anaemic children...
- Short-term daily or weekly administration of micronutrient Sprinkles has high compliance and does not cause iron overload in Chinese schoolchildren: a cluster-randomised trialWaseem Sharieff
Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8
Public Health Nutr 9:336-44. 2006..CONCLUSION: The high consumption rates and appropriate SF concentrations in the supplemented groups suggest that a short-term school programme with Sprinkles is an efficient and safe way to provide micronutrients (including iron)...
- Micronutrient deficiencies and effect of supplements on correcting themStanley Zlotkin
Paediatrics, Nutritional Sciences and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 68:127-34; discussion 134-40. 2011..Understanding the cause of the deficiencies is essential in planning interventions to either prevent or treat them. This chapter will focus on the dietary causes of micronutrient deficiencies and recent strategies to correct them...
- Relative bioavailability of iron and folic acid from a new powdered supplement compared to a traditional tablet in pregnant womenBrenda Hartman-Craven
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:33. 2009..Our objective was to measure the relative bioavailability of iron and folic acid from a powdered supplement that can be sprinkled on semi-solid foods or beverages versus a traditional tablet supplement in pregnant women...
- Is cooking food in iron pots an appropriate solution for the control of anaemia in developing countries? A randomised clinical trial in BeninWaseem Sharieff
Radiation Oncology Programme, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 11:971-7. 2008....
- Physiologic mechanisms can predict hematologic responses to iron supplements in growing children: a computer simulation modelWaseem Sharieff
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 83:681-7. 2006..Iron deficiency is the most common preventable nutrition problem in developing countries. Several randomized clinical trials (RCTs) have been conducted to determine the effectiveness of various iron dosing schemes in multiple settings...
- Economic gains of a home fortification program: evaluation of "Sprinkles" from the provider's perspectiveWaseem Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Public Health 97:20-3. 2006..It uses the results of randomized trials of the effect of Sprinkles on anemia and on longitudinal prevalence of diarrhea...
- Periconceptional iron and folate status is inadequate among married, nulliparous women in rural BangladeshAmina Khambalia
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto M5G 1X8, Ontario, Canada
J Nutr 139:1179-84. 2009..Further research is needed on risk factors of poor nutritional status before the start of a woman's childbearing years...
- Treatment of moderate acute malnutrition with ready-to-use supplementary food results in higher overall recovery rates compared with a corn-soya blend in children in southern Ethiopia: an operations research trialCrystal Karakochuk
Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 96:911-6. 2012..Supplementary feeding programs aim to treat moderate acute malnutrition and prevent the deterioration to severe acute malnutrition...
- Determination of iron absorption from intrinsically labeled microencapsulated ferrous fumarate (sprinkles) in infants with different iron and hematologic status by using a dual-stable-isotope methodMelody C Tondeur
Department of Paediatrics and the Centre for International Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 80:1436-44. 2004..The use of microencapsulated ferrous fumarate sprinkles is a new approach for home fortification. Iron and hematologic status may affect the absorption of iron from sprinkles...
- Children with autism: effect of iron supplementation on sleep and ferritinCara F Dosman
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pediatr Neurol 36:152-8. 2007..Similar prevalence of low ferritin at school age as preschool age indicates that children with autism spectrum disorder require ongoing screening for iron deficiency...
- Periconceptional iron supplementation does not reduce anemia or improve iron status among pregnant women in rural BangladeshAmina Z Khambalia
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 90:1295-302. 2009....
- Unexpectedly high early prevalence of anaemia in 6-month-old breast-fed infants in rural BangladeshYaseer A Shakur
The Hospital for Sick Children, Room 8438, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8
Public Health Nutr 13:4-11. 2010..To determine the prevalence of anaemia and maternal and infant factors associated with Hb values in infants at 6 months of age in rural Bangladesh...
- The use of cost-effectiveness analysis for pediatric immunization in developing countriesCindy Low Gauvreau
St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Milbank Q 90:762-90. 2012..Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is a tool that decision makers can use for efficiently allocating expanding resources. Its use in developing countries, however, lags behind that in industrialized countries...
- Clinical nutrition: 8. The role of nutrition in the prevention of iron deficiency anemia in infants, children and adolescentsStanley Zlotkin
Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 168:59-63. 2003
- Rapid advancement to more concentrated formula in infants after surgery for congenital heart disease reduces duration of hospital stay: a randomized clinical trialFrancy Pillo-Blocka
Divisions of Cardiology and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr 145:761-6. 2004..05). CONCLUSIONS: Rapid advancement to higher achieved formula concentration significantly improved energy intake and weight gain and decreased duration of postoperative hospital stay in infants after cardiac surgery...
- Economics of preventing premature mortality and impaired cognitive development in children through home-fortification: a health policy perspectiveWaseem Sharieff
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:303-11. 2008..Zinc supplementation may prevent morbidity and mortality related to diarrheal illnesses, and iron supplementation may improve cognitive development, in children...
- An assessment of inter-rater agreement of the literature filtering process in the development of evidence-based dietary guidelinesMarcia Cooper
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 9:494-500. 2006..To determine whether the literature filtering process, a vital initial component of a systematic literature review, could be successfully completed by nutrition professionals or non-professionals...
- Iron deficiency and anemia prevalence and associated etiologic risk factors in First Nations and Inuit communities in Northern Ontario and NunavutAnna Christofides
Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
Can J Public Health 96:304-7. 2005..H. pylori may be a major contributing factor to anemia, thus improvements in water quality and sanitation also need to be considered...