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Bone Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women Influenced by the Metabolic Syndrome

Course #: 010-631

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CE Credit Hours: 0.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Please note: This course will be expiring on 8/15/2020. After this date you will no longer be able to take this course for CPEU credit. 

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135657 approved for 0.50 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

Dietary factors acutely influence the rate of bone resorption.  This CEU course investigates whether metabolic syndrome or a greater amount of visceral fat influences the impact of dietary calcium on bone turnover.

Article Author:  Sunethra Thomas, MBBS, MSurg, FRCPA, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

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

CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Explain the factors that contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women.
  2. Investigate the timeframe for regular intake of vitamin D-fortified, calcium rich food to inhibit markers of bone resorption in postmenopausal women.
  3. Identify the hormone that is a major regulator of osteoblast function.
  4. Describe what the postprandial fall in bone resorption markers and the rise in bone formation markers has been attributed to.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2090, 4040, 4180, 4190

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.3 , 8.1.5 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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