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Diabetes Mellitus

Can We Prevent Type 1 Diabetes? The TRIGR study by Mikael Knip, M.D., Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Knip will cover the known and suspected etiologies of type 1 diabetes, the TRIGR study, and methods to protect from beta-cell autoimmunity.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Carbohydrates (Starches) Are Good for People with Diabetes by John McDougall, M.D.

Format: video

Dr. McDougall will speak about how to prescribe diet-therapy to cure type 2 diabetes and how diabetic medications increase death and disease.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 12/23/2014 and expires 12/23/2017.




Clinical Translation of Genetic Predictors for Type 2 Diabetes by Jose Florez, M.D., Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Florez will speak about contemporary methods of genetic discovery and genetic variants recently identified through genome-wide association studies of type 2 diabetes.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Defeating Diabetes: A Story of Hope from the Marshall Islands by Brenda Davis, R.D.

Format: video

Ms. Davis will discuss her work in the Marshall Islands and why the Marshallese have the highest rates of diabetes in the world. She will also speak about dietary patterns most strongly linked to diabetes risk, and dietary modifications that will reduce the glycemic load of a plant-based diet.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Dietary Intervention for Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications by Neal Barnard, M.D. and Anne Bunner, Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Barnard and Dr. Bunner will explain the benefits of plant-based diets for diabetes management and evaluating the effect of diet interventions on blood glucose, lipids, body weight, and neuropathy.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Global Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes: The Roles of Diet, Lifestyle, and Genes by Frank Hu, M.D., Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Hu will present on type 2 diabetes epidemic trends in the U.S. and globally and the role of diet, lifestyle, environment, and genes as key risk factors for the diabetes epidemic.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Improving Diabetes Research: Moving beyond Animal Models by Charu Chandrasekera, Ph.D., and Anne Bunner, Ph.D. and Charu Chandrasekera, Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Bunner and Dr. Chandrasekera will cover the limitations of animal models and describe species differences in glucose regulation between humans and rodent models of type 2 diabetes. She will explain how type 2 diabetes research can be transformed with human-based investigational methods.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Lipid and Energy Metabolism and Mitochondrial Function in the Development of Diabetes by Michael Roden, M.D.

Format: video

Dr. Roden will discuss how nutrients cause insulin resistance in humans, alterations of muscle energy metabolism in insulin resistance and diabetes, and hepatic steatosis and mitochondrial function in obesity and diabetes.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Magnetic Resonance Examinations on Lipid Metabolism in Insulin Resistance and Beyond by Chris Boesch, M.D., Ph.D.

Format: video

Dr. Boesch will detail how Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Spectroscopy (MRS) elucidate lipid metabolism in vivo and will cover pertinent studies on insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes using MRI and MRS.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Meat as a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes by Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D.

Format: video

Ms. Levin will speak about modifiable dietary risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes and how meat product consumption is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Models for Nutrition in Clinical Practice - Panel

Format: video

The panel speakers will discuss how health care professionals promote nutrition as a first-line therapy in different practice settings, strategies to promote adherence to dietary changes, and reimbursement options for nutrition-focused interventions.

Panelists include:

Caroline Trapp, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., B.C.-ADM, C.D.E., Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Neil Cooper, M.D., M.H.A., Kaiser Permanente, Georgia Region

Garth Davis, M.D., The Davis Clinic

Dana Armstrong, R.D., CDE, Diabetes and Nutrition Services

Joel Kahn, M.D., Wayne State University

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 120 minutes.

This course earns 2 credits.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




The 2013 AACE/ACE/TOS Healthy Eating Clinical Practice Guidelines: Key Points by Jeffrey Mechanick, M.D.

Format: video

Dr. Mechanick will cover how to translate healthy eating concepts to the routine care of patients with diabetes and challenges in conveying healthy eating concepts to patients.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.




Understanding the Issues on TZDs. DDP-4s, and GLP-1 Agonists: How we got the Pharmaceutical Industry we deserve by Edwin Gale, MB, Chir(Cantab), FRCP

Format: video

Mr. Gale will cover how the behavior of the pharmaceutical industry is conditioned by the responses of physicians and the role of physicians in drug safety issues.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1 credit.
This course was released on 1/06/2015 and expires 1/06/2018.