Weight Management Toolkit | 3 CPEU

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Weight management is a hot topic. Patients and clients can be confused by all of the latest diet trends. We empower you with the facts, so that you can empower your clients. 

Obesity Treatment Guidelines for Registered Dietitians | 1 CPEU

In the cacophony of weight loss fads, a dietitian is the voice of truth. Armed with evidence-based guidelines and strategies, you can be your clients’ best advocate, helping them to achieve their weight maintenance goals. We examine the evidence behind many of the most popular weight loss diet trends and counter with a discussion of the best strategies for long-term weight maintenance.

Learning Needs Codes: 3000, 4000, 5000, 5370

Performance Indicators: 8.1.1, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1

Metabolically Healthy Obesity: Implications for Registered Dietitians | 1 CPEU

Weight management is definitely not "one size fits all." Researchers are finding a subset of individuals whose BMIs technically classify them as obese. However, they do not exhibit the same metabolic consequences, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  We explore the world of metabolically healthy obesity and share what dietitians need to know as this population grows.

Learning Needs Codes: 3000, 4000, 5370, 6000

Performance Indicators: 6.3.11, 8.2.1, 8.3.6, 10.2.9

A Review of Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Recommendations | 1 CPEU

Bariatric surgery is becoming more commonplace, as obesity rates continue to rise.  Many dietitians are treating individuals either before, during, or after surgery and play an essential role in ensuring all nutrient needs are met.  Join us for an explanation of bariatric surgery procedures, pre- and post-op diet recommendations, and a comprehensive list of vitamin and mineral supplementation guidelines.

Learning Needs Codes: 2070, 2090, 5000, 5125

Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5