Vitamin D — Learn About Its Impact on the Immune System, Its Role in Autoimmunity, and Its Importance for Specific Autoimmune Diseases
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2060, 2090, 4040, 5120; Level: 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.3, 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 10.4.4
This continuing education course explores the impact of vitamin D on the immune system, explains the role of vitamin D in autoimmunity, and discusses the importance of vitamin D in specific autoimmune diseases based on the latest research.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the December 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Define the basics of innate and adaptive immunity.
- Evaluate the involvement of vitamin D with the immune system.
- Translate the impact of vitamin D on specific autoimmune diseases.
Stephanie Dunne, MS, RD is the founder of Nutrition. QED., a private practice in New York City, and a freelance writer and speaker.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR