[WEBINAR] CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN DIABETES NUTRITION

In this webinar, Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE, Jeffrey I Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACN, ECNU, MACE, Elena A Christofides, MD, FACE, Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD, MPH, Dana Gershenoff, MS, RD, CDCES, and Holly Willis, RD, MS, PhD, will describe current challenges for people with diabetes including sarcopenia and COVID-19; the impact of Continuous Glucose Monitoring and nutrition on glycemic management; review the evidence for lifestyle management and meal replacements in diabetes remission and the relevance of a transcultural approach; and interpret the new global consensus statement on the impact of medical nutrition therapy and diabetes-specific nutritional formulas on metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors.   

DATE: Wednesday, 24 June 

TIME:  

  • 8-10:30 AM ET  

  • 1-3:30 PM BST 

  • 4-6:30 PM GST

  • 5:30-8 PM IST 



FREE continuing education: 2.5 RN CE; 2.5 RD CPEU 

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THE PROTEIN-ENERGY WASTING SYNDROME IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

In this course, Juan Jesus Carrero, PhD, FNKF, FERA, reviews the prevalence of protein-energy wasting (PEW) in chronic kidney disease; discusses the causes of anorexia and undernutrition that lead to PEW; examines the causes of inflammation and hypermetabolism that lead to PEW; and describes the implications of PEW on important patient outcomes.

FREE continuing education: 0.5 RN CE; 0.5 RD CPEU

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USE OF MUAC Z-SCORE TAPES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: IDENTIFYING PEDIATRIC UNDERNUTRITION

In this course, Karen Stephens, MS, RD, CSP, LD, describes the validity of the MUAC tool and MUAC z-score ranges; reviews the importance of tracking and evaluating measurements over time; and discusses case examples of how the MUAC z-score tape can be implemented in pediatric practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on 14 April 2021.

FREE continuing education: 0.5 RN CE; 0.5 RD CPEU

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[CME] - UTILIZING HMOS FOR OPTIMAL INFANT NUTRITION STRATEGIES

In this on-demand CME webinar, Lars Bode, PhD, and David J Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS, will discuss the latest knowledge on the importance of HMOs on the gut-brain axis, neurocognitive development, and immune health; illustrate practical methods for incorporating recent findings that support the use of HMOs in infant nutrition strategies; and engage with participants in a Q&A session at the end of the presentation. 

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Free continuing education: 0.5 CME 

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[CME] - THE ROLE OF HMOS ON VARIOUS PARAMETERS OF INFANT HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

In this on-demand CME webinar, Lars Bode, PhD, and David J Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS, will explore the diversity of human milk oligosaccharides and their impact on gut dysbiosis and other parameters of infant health, including immune function and cognitive development. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of and share experiences with the expert faculty. 

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Free continuing education: 0.5 CME 

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HOW CRITICAL IS VITAMIN D FOR YOUR PATIENT OUTCOMES? DEMYSTIFYING THE ROLE OF VITAMIN D

In this UK-hosted course, Rebecca Stevenson, MSc, RD, and Sanjay Suman, MB, BS, MD, FRCP, examine the essential role of vitamin D in maintaining health; describe the specific role of vitamin D in maintaining musculoskeletal health; and discuss practical approaches to identifying and correcting vitamin D deficiency and incorporating this into a multidisciplinary approach. Originally presented as a live webinar on 31 March 2021.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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FOOD ALLERGY IN EARLY LIFE

In this course, Chiang Wen Chen, B.MED.SCI, MBBS, MRCPCH (London), FAMS, FAAAAI (USA), will discuss food allergies in early life; review several diagnostic dilemmas associated with food allergies; and summarize learnings through several pediatric case studies. Originally presented as a live webinar on 27 September 2020. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES TARGETED FOR PATIENTS WITH LOW MUSCLE MASS

In this course, Kyle Timmerman, PhD, FASCM, will identify the connections among physical activity, health, and chronic disease; communicate the general recommendations for physical activity and exercise for older adults; define functional movement activities and exercises; and more. Originally presented as a live webinar on 27 March 2020. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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CHALLENGES IN THE DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD CANCERS

In this UK hosted course, Gemma Renshaw, BSc (Hons), RD, will describe the dietary management of common childhood cancers; identify practical dietary interventions for managing side effects and symptoms associated with childhood cancers; and assess dietary considerations when managing pediatric oncology patients in the community. Originally presented as a live webinar on 17 March 2021. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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NUTRITION IN EARLY ADOLESCENCE: GUIDANCE FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE

In this course, Virginia Stallings, MD, will discuss the importance of adolescent nutrition in clinical practice; review the physiological changes with pubertal development and its impact on nutrient needs; and identify nutrients of concern to support adolescent health. Originally presented as a live webinar on February 25, 2021. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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