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Benefits of Antioxidant Supplements for Knee Osteoarthritis

Course #: 010-630

Price: $18.00

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 CPEUs (2.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Please note: This course will be expiring on 8/16/2020. After this date you will no longer be able to take this course for CPEU credit.

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135666 approved for 2.00 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability with an unknown cause or cure.  This CEU course assesses the reality of the benefits of antioxidant supplements in the management of knee osteoarthritis.


Article Author:  Ashok Grover, M.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. Explain the common mantra of the health care professionals for management of OA.
  2. Investigate how curcumin, avocado and soybean oils, and Boswellia resins each function in OA treatment and management.
  3. Compare and contrast the several cytokine roles during OA.
  4. Elucidate the activities that should be avoided by those with OA.
  5. Identify which part of the joint is affected by OA.
  6. Describe how high levels of oxidative stress may damage cells.

CPE Level: III

Learning Codes: 2010, 3070, 4040, 5120

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.2.4 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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