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Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

Course #: 010-612

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CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs (1.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135634 approved for 1.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

While some dietary patterns are associated with the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), the relationship between dietary pattern and risk factors for CVD in patients with T2DM remains to be clarified.  This CEU course identifies dietary patterns and investigates the relationship between dietary patterns and potential risk factors for CVD in patients with T2DM.


Article Author:  Yusuke Osonoi, 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. Enumerate the types of foods that have been shown to be associated with lower risk of T2DM.
  2. Investigate how dietary patterns vs. food- and nutrient-based approaches are predictive of disease risks.
  3. Examine which dietary pattern was associated with lower use of diabetes medications and healthier lifestyles.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2020, 2070, 5160, 5190

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.5 , 8.3.1 , 8.3.7

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