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Metabolomics-Based Investigations in Parkinson’s Disease

Course #: 010-1024

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #163574 approved for 1.00 CPEU.

CPEU Course Description

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS).  This CPEU course presents findings in metabolomics biomarkers research and abnormal metabolic pathways in PD, along with discussing the correlation between metabolomic changes and clinical conditions of PD.

An RD was involved in the creation of this course.

Article Author:  Yaping Shao, Ph.D. and Weidong Le, M.D., Ph.D.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

CPEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the proposed hypothesis for the pathogenesis of PD.

2.  Identify which molecule has been shown to have high accuracy in distinguishing PD, including early onset, from controls.

3.  Illustrate how bilirubin is involved in the predictability of the different stages of PD.

4.  List three amino acids for which the metabolism appear to be downregulated with the beginning of alpha-Syn aggregation during the onset of the neurodegenerative processes in PD.


CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 3010, 3060, 3090, 5300

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.2.5, 8.1.3 , 8.1.4 , 8.1.5

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 6.2.5, 8.1.3 , 8.1.4 , 8.3.1

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Course Date: 2019-07-20

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