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B Vitamins, Homocysteine Metabolism and Celiac Disease

Course #: 010-629

Price: $4.50

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CE Credit Hours: 0.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135662 approved for 0.50 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description 

Celiac disease (CD) is a systemic autoimmune disorder developed in genetically predisposed individuals by the ingestion of gluten.  This CEU course assesses the nutritional status and serum concentrations of B vitamins involved in homocysteine metabolism, and determines whether the dietary intake of these vitamins are meeting Dietary Reference intakes in celiac patients.


Article Author:  Flavia Valente, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the important role played by genetic mutations with regard to developing hyperhomocysteinemia in celiac patients.
  2. Enumerate the known treatments for celiac disease.
  3. Investigate the most common cause of high concentrations of serum homocysteine.
  4. Examine what contributes to treatment non-adherence in those with celiac disease.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2090, 4040, 5120, 5280

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.3 , 8.1.5 , 8.4.4

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