This course is expiring, etc. etc. etc.

‹ Return to Courses

Glycemic Outcomes of Cinnamon

Course #: 010-498

Take the Exam 

Price: $18.00

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

Start Course 

How to Take This Course:

Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135620 approved for 2.0 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description 

Cinnamon is currently marketed as a remedy for obesity, glucose intolerance, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia.  Integrative medicine is a new concept that combines conventional treatment with evidence-based complementary therapies.  This CEU course evaluates the experimental evidence available for cinnamon in improving glycemic targets in animal models and humans.


Article Author:  Arjuna Medagama, Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of Peradeniya

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.  Investigate the component of cinnamon that is responsible for increasing insulin secretion from pancreatic β cells and thus ameliorating glucose levels.

2.  Scrutinize the treatment duration of cinnamon that is required to demonstrate a change in HbA1c levels.

3.  Identify the digestive enzymes that were inhibited the most by Ceylon cinnamon.

4.  Describe which values were found to significantly decrease after treating patients with cinnamon vs. placebo.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2000, 2010, 2100, 4140

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.2 , 8.3.1 , 8.3.7

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED CPEUs for only $75/year?
Click Here to learn more.

Proprietary Interest Policy

We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.

System Requirements

In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.

Board Approval Status

I am a:

Practicing in:

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.

‹ Return to Courses