Vegan Eating Patterns for Diabetes
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 4110, 5000, 5190
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 6.2.4; 8.1.4; 8.1.5; 8.3.7
CPE Level: 2
This continuing education course presents the literature on vegan eating patterns for treating and reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. It provides nutrition professionals with practical guidelines on how to implement this education into their practices to improve the clinical outcomes and quality of life of their patients with diabetes.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Describe five eating patterns presented in the Adventist Health Study-2.
- List five components in red meat that may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
- Outline a healthful vegan eating pattern that has been found to be therapeutic for patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Explain how to implement a vegan eating pattern in MNT for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RDN, LD, CDE, is associate director of diabetes nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program.View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR