Diabetes and Eating Disorders — Together They’re Linked With a Double Dose of Health Consequences
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3000, 3010, 5000, 5190, 5200, 5320, 5390, 5400, 6000, 6010, 6020; Level 2
This continuing education course will discuss the prevalence of diabetes and eating disorders, and review the symptoms and treatment strategies dietitians can use in practice to care for this vulnerable patient population.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the December 2012 issue of Today's Dietitian. It was written by Ellen Lachowicz Morrison, MS, RD, LDN, CEDRD, who works in private practice in Raleigh, North Carolina, and specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. She’s also a professional speaker on the topics of eating disorders and nutrition counseling and is copresident of the NC Triangle Network of Eating Disorder Professionals.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Compare three nutrition counseling approaches to treating diabetes patients with eating disorders.
- Assess the need for supervision when working with clients who have eating disorders.
- Evaluate the symptoms of diabetes and an eating disorder.
- Discuss the prevalence of eating disorders and diabetes.
- 2.00 CDR