Understanding Triglycerides: Strategies for Counseling Clients — Learn the Current Research on Triglycerides and Recommendations and Strategies RDs Can Use to Counsel Clients to Manage and Prevent CVD

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 5160
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.1, 8.3.6
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720

This continuing education course examines current research on triglycerides and provides recommendations and strategies RDs can use when counseling their clients on management and prevention of CVD.

This course is complimentary thanks to the support of our sponsor, Hass Avocado Board. This course appeared as the CPE Monthly in the January 2018 edition of Today’s Dietitian.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Assess the prevalence of high triglyceride levels among US adults.
  2. Evaluate the significance of high triglycerides in the risk of cardiovascular death.
  3. Identify specific dietary and lifestyle factors that contribute to high triglyceride levels.
  4. Formulate dietary and lifestyle recommendations to help clients manage or lower high triglyceride levels.
Course summary
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  • 2.00 CDR
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Natalie Overstreet, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, CPT, is a clinical dietitian and freelance nutrition writer whose consulting business, Rose City Nutrition, LLC, is in Tyler, Texas.

This complimentary continuing education course is brought to you with support from Hass Avocado Board. Please note that Hass Avocado Board provided financial support only and did not have input into the information provided in this course.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.

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  • 2.00 CDR


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