New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

Working to reduce the burden of diabetes on communities in New Mexico.

June 4, 2021 Training: Diabetes and Nutrition Across the Ages

When: June 4, 2021, 8:30 -11:30 am

Where: Zoom Meeting

For a full Agenda Click Here

2 CEUs applied for (CME, RD, CHES, CHW)

Cost: Free for members or $20 for non-members

This is part two of our Diabetes Across the Ages Series. Join us to explore nutrition specific to teens and adults with Diabetes. Our speakers will be looking specifically at how to make eating applicable and adaptable to the needs of the population.

Kirsten Bennet PhD, RDN, LD will explore real world eating and practical guidelines for youth with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Laura McCann MS, RD, LD will review nutritional needs for adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Upon completion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Identify unique nutrition needs of youth/adolescents to be considered when managing diabetes
  • Outline factors that impact eating behaviors of youth/adolescents
  • Explore ways to support healthy food choices and positive eating behaviors for youth/adolescents managing diabetes
  • Identify evidence-based eating patterns effective for weight management in people with diabetes
  • Discuss benefits of Mediterranean, DASH, Low Carb and Plant-Based eating patterns with patients
  • Gather practical dietary counseling tips to share with people with diabetes

Recording of the Training CLICK HERE

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