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An Integrative Approach to Nutrition for Diabetes Masterclass


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Course Title: An Integrative Approach to Nutrition for Diabetes Masterclass

Presenter:  Sylvia H. Regalla, MD, MSCN, ABIHM

Format:  On-Demand, Self-Paced Course

Category: Professional and Continuing Education – Masterclass

Location: Online

Estimated Effort:  2-3 hours to complete (video lecture presentation lessons, final quiz)

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Credential: Certificate of Completion

CEUs: 2 CEUs

CEUs are awarded by MUIH and are pre-approved for nutritionists.  Various other professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements. Please verify with your respective relevant professional organization and email with questions.

Masterclass Overview:

Are you not seeing improvement in your diabetics? This Masterclass discusses an integrative/holistic approach to Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM). 

 At the end of this seminar, participants will become familiar with:

·        Criteria for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, and diabetes 
·        The underlying pathophysiology of diabetic complications 
·        Therapeutic considerations for T2DM: including diet, exercise, stress management, nutritional, and herbal supplementation

Masterclass Full Description:

An Integrative Approach to Type 2 Diabetes will guide you through the underlying pathophysiology of Type 2. The progression, causative factors, and criteria for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, and diabetes will be discussed. Obesity and the protective role of adiponectin on vascular smooth muscle, endothelial cells, and cardiomyocytes will be covered. The pathophysiology of long-term complications will be described, such as glycosylation of proteins, intracellular sorbitol accumulation, increased oxidative stress, stress, and poor wound healing. Multiple therapeutic considerations and their intracellular mechanisms are analyzed, including diet, fiber, exercise, nutritional and herbal supplementation.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this Masterclass, you will be able to:

·        Recognize the prevalence of diabetes in different population groups.

·        Identify the differences between symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

·        Recognize common symptoms that may present themselves in a diabetic patient.

·        Relate underlying pathophysiology of diabetic complications and therapeutic considerations for T2DM: including diet, exercise, stress management, nutritional, and herbal supplementation.

·        Identify integrative and holistic approaches to treating diabetes.

·        Relate concepts so that patients might understand ways in which they can self­manage their diabetes with proper nutrition, exercise and sometimes medication.

Who should participate:

Nutritionists, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dieticians, diabetes educators, chiropractors, naturopaths, nutritional therapy practitioners, health and wellness coaches, functional medicine practitioners

Recommended pre-requisites:  Bachelors of Science in nutrition or other health sciences program  

Registration Fee(s): $99

What you will get:

·        Total 2 hours of interactive instructional video lectures

·        PowerPoint presentation PDF for download

·        Lifetime access to the course content for review & application

·        Certificate of Completion (upon successful achievement of program assessments)

*CEUs should be verified with the individual professional organization(s) for which you are seeking continuing education credit.

Presenter Bio:

This course provides a holistic/integrative approach by Dr Sylvia H. Regalla, who has 25+ years’ experience in internal medicine, 10+ years’ experience in functional medicine, a Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition, and teaches integrative medicine and nutrition to medical students and Master’s and Doctorate degree candidates of nutrition.

Offering Details:

*This offering is eligible for the PCE MUIH Community Benefit program. To redeem the benefit:

·        MUIH Employees and Current MUIH Students, retrieve promo codes for use upon enrollment through MyMUIH at MUIH PCE Benefits

·        MUIH Alumni, email with your name and course/program of interest to request a promo code upon verification of alumni status.

*Note: Only one promo code may be used at a time.

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