A Unifying Theory of Reversing Chronic Diseases

Dean Ornish, MD

Expires: 07/26/2022
Credits: 1.00 credit


The Learning Process: Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • State successful strategies for motivating people to make and maintain comprehensive lifestyle changes.
  • Describe the evidence from randomized controlled trials showing that chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease and prostate cancer may be stopped or even reversed by making comprehensive lifestyle changes.
  • Identify evidence showing that comprehensive lifestyle changes may affect gene expression. 

Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.

Recorded live at the 2019 International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

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