The Contrast Between the Alpha-Gal Syndrome and Other Forms of Food Allergy

Thomas Platts-Mills

The Contrast Between the Alpha-Gal Syndrome and Other Forms of Food Allergy

last update on: 01/12/2023

Learn about meat-tick syndrome, or Alpha-Gal, and other types of food allergies.

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.

Objectives:

  • Understand the alpha-gal syndrome and unique time frame of evolution of symptomatology. 
  • Describe the role of glycolipid absorption in the disease process.

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.

Duration

Credits

Category

Expires

60 minutes

1.0

General Nutrition

July 15, 2024