Diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic diseases in the United States. That has tremendous implications for health care.
This webinar will discuss how nutrition and meal planning play an important role in diabetes health. The content covers a basic review of diabetes and the mechanism of carbohydrate digestion. We will discuss meal and weight management as they relate to diabetes. Included are discussions on sugar substitutes, glycemic index, fiber, and the importance of understanding food labels. We will suggest ways to deliver 'diabetic friendly' meals using both standard food items as well as specialty foods.
In this practical webinar you will learn to:
• Discuss some of the risk factors, complications and overall health concerns for individuals with diabetes
• Identify concepts important to dietary management of diabetes
• Apply information to planning meals for diabetics
Earn CE credits by viewing and testing your knowledge
*Please note this is a repeat presentation. If you already received a credit for this webinar you are not eligible for CEU's. However, you are more than welcome to attend!