Dietary Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis — Research Suggests Diet May Have a Role in Its Prevention and Symptom Management
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3020, 4050, 5120, 5300; Level 2
This continuing education course reviews the research on the role of diet in the prevention and management of MS symptoms and provides practical applications of the findings that nutrition professionals can use when counseling patients.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the May 2012 issue of Today's Dietitian. It was written by Densie Webb, PhD, RD, a freelance writer, editor, and industry consultant based in Austin, Texas.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Describe what multiple sclerosis (MS) is and distinguish the symptoms.
- Examine the possible roles that diet may play in the development and progression of the disease.
- Assess the gaps in knowledge surrounding MS and diet.
- Evaluate some of the more promising dietary therapies for MS.
- 2.00 CDR