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How Childhood Abuse and Neglect is Linked to Diabetes in Adulthood

Course #: 010-775

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CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #146707 approved for 1.50 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

Obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes, thus, correlates of obesity are likely targets for associations with diabetes.  As the public health burden of diabetes continues to rise, efforts to identify risk factors and stem the tide are needed.  This CPEU course examines whether child abuse and neglect are associated with diabetes, and if so, whether obesity mediated this relationship in a population-representative sample of young adults.


Article Author:  Alexis Duncan, PhD, MPH, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Haley Barnes, RD, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Provide the explanation for the relationship between child abuse and neglect and negative health outcomes.
  2. Explain how men and women differ in their relationships between childhood abuse and diabetes in adulthood.
  3. Investigate which form of childhood abuse is positively associated with obesity.
  4. Examine what outcome is significantly related to the number of adverse childhood experiences.

CPE Level: I

Learning Codes: 3020, 4000, 4150, 5190

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.2 , 8.2.1 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 8.1.2 , 8.2.1 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6

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