Thyroid Disease and Diet — Nutrition Plays a Part in Maintaining Thyroid Health

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3000, 3020, 3090, 4000, 4040, 4050, 5000, 5110, 5120, 5160, 5190, 5290; Level 2

This continuing education course provides an overview of thyroid disease, its relationship with cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and the role nutrition plays in maintaining thyroid health.

Course content was written by Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD, a dietitian in private practice in Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia. She’s also a speaker, writer, and health coach.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this continuing education activity, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Differentiate between the main types of thyroid disease and describe common symptoms.
  2. Evaluate comorbidities associated with thyroid disease.
  3. Identify key nutritional deficiencies associated with thyroid disease and food sources of these nutrients.
  4. Educate patients with thyroid disease on the benefits of exercise.
  5. Assess thyroid function’s impact on pregnancy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
06/25/2012
Course expires: 
06/25/2015
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/25/2012
Course expires: 
06/25/2015

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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