Nutrition for Diabetes

Nutrition for Diabetes

Nutrition for Diabetes

last update on: 07/19/2023

Review the evidence on the effects of plant-based diets for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and effects on insulin resistance and beta-cell function

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 60 minutes. 

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

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


  • Describe the evidence supporting plant-based dietary patterns for diabetes prevention and treatment.
  • Discuss mechanisms for improving insulin resistance and beta cell function with plant-based nutrition. 
  • Consider implications of significant diet change for patients utilizing certain medications

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





60 minutes


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