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Looking At Metabolism

By: Joan E. Medlen, R.D., L.D.
Joan E. Medlen, R.D., L.D., is the mother of two boys, one of whom has Down syndrome. She is a registered, licensed dietitian in private practice in Oregon and frequent speaker at Down syndrome symposiums.

Research has demonstrated that children with Down Syndrome are as active as their peers, but use few calories overall and have a lower Basal Metabolic Rate.

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