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Diabetes, Nutrition, and Eye Health: A Guide for Eye Health Professionals
Overview
This module provides essential information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle for individuals living with diabetes. Focusing on nutrition and physical activity, the module emphasizes the crucial roles of each in helping to manage glycemia and prevent diabetes complications. This program offers practical recommendations for eye care professionals seeking to empower their patients with diabetes to take control of their health and well-being and thereby improve their quality of life.
Learning Objectives
1. Discuss clinical guidelines and eating pattern recommendations for people with diabetes.
2. Describe the benefits of medical nutrition therapy and identify when it should be considered for people with diabetes.
3. Identify nutrients and foods that may benefit eye health for people with diabetes.
Faculty

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES, FADCES

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES, FADCES, is the owner and clinical director of Susan Weiner Nutrition, in Merrick, NY. She earned a master's degree in applied physiology and nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York, NY. An international speaker and consultant on nutrition, diabetes, health, and wellness, Ms. Weiner has co-authored several books on diabetes, as well as peer-reviewed articles, textbook chapters, and numerous other publications.

 

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If you have any additional questions, please email professionaleducation@diabetes.org.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ACPE Credit
1 AAPA Credit
1 CDR Credit
1 COPE Credit
1 COP Credit
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