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Possible Dietary Approaches to Treating MS-Related Fatigue

Course #: 010-866

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #149266 approved for 2 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

Fatigue is one of the most disabling symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and contributes to diminishing quality of life.  This CPEU course looks at two possible diets on perceived fatigue, cognitive and motor symptoms, and quality of life in persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). 

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

Article Author:  Terry Wahls, MD, MBA, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, MS

 

CPEU Course Objectives 

  1. Discuss the relative importance of environmental vs. genetic factors on the cause of MS.
  2. Compare and contrast the superior benefits of the Paleolithic diet and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) diet.
  3. Name two foods for which an observed increase in MS-related symptoms has been associated with.
  4. Identify which diet type has been reported to result in clinically significant reductions in perceived fatigue severity in persons with progressive multiple sclerosis.
  5. Provide the diet type that has been found to be associated with the number of relapses and progression of disability.
  6. Describe the modified version of the Paleolithic diet.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2070, 2100, 4040, 5120

Performance Indicators (RDN): 4.1.2 , 6.2.5, 8.1.2 , 8.1.5

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 4.1.2 , 6.2.5, 8.1, 8.1.2

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