Uterine Fibroids and Nutrition — Possible Links
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 4180; Level 2
This continuing education course provides an overview of uterine fibroids and discusses risk factors, symptoms, and common treatments. Recent studies demonstrating a link between diet and the development of uterine fibroids are examined so that nutrition professionals can discuss with patients the current state of research on diet and uterine fibroids.
Course content was written by Megan Tempest, RD, a clinical dietitian and freelance writer based in Colorado.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Describe what uterine fibroids are, evaluate the risk factors for developing them, and assess common symptoms.
- Compare various medical treatments for uterine fibroids.
- Interpret recent research studies that have suggested associations between diet and uterine fibroid development.
- 2.00 CDR