Prediabetes — Diagnostic Criteria and Health Risks

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3100, 4040, 5000, 5190

Suggested CDE Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.6

CPE Level 2

CDR Activity Type 720
 

This continuing education course reviews the diagnostic criteria and health risks associated with prediabetes. It also examines the current research on treatment and prevention strategies including diet interventions, lifestyle modifications, dietary supplements, and prescription medications. In addition, RDs’ important role in educating patients with prediabetes is highlighted.

Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the January 2019 issue of Today's Dietitian.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the diagnostic criteria for prediabetes.
  2. Assess the key risk factors for prediabetes.
  3. Propose appropriate diet and lifestyle recommendations for patients with prediabetes.
  4. Counsel patients with prediabetes about the pros and cons of medication and supplement use.
  5. Distinguish the role of the RD in prediabetes education.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
01/15/2019
Course expires: 
01/14/2022
CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
3

Danielle VenHuizen, MS,RD, CLT is a Seattle-based dietitian and owner of Food/Sense Nutrition.

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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2019
Course expires: 
01/14/2022

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
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