How Lipids Affect Metabolism in Humans

How Lipids Affect Metabolism in Humans

How Lipids Affect Metabolism in Humans

last update on: 02/17/2023

Learn about the role of fat in type 2 diabetes and liver disease.

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 how fat causes increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe how fat leads to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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.





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