Treating Cardiometabolic Disease
Online | MARCH 27-30, 2023
This online nutrition management program is a collaborative initiative from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. It will provide clinicians an update on scientific information supporting current guidelines, practical recommendations and controversies in the field of medical nutrition management for people living with cardiometabolic diseases that include obesity, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular and renal diseases.
Participants who complete Nutrition Management: Treating Cardiometabolic Disease will be able to:
- Identify the most recent general nutrition guidelines and the current status of their implementation in the US population.
- Recognize specific nutrition recommendations for the prevention and management of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and cardiovascular/renal disease.
- Describe current controversies around commonly recommended meal plans along with their scientific support or lack thereof.
- Design practical approaches for clinical practice settings to assess patients' nutritional habits and provide meaningful interventions.
- Recognize challenges and opportunities to implement nutritional recommendations in underserved communities.
- Incorporate effective communication skills in nutrition counseling taking into consideration the diversity of cultural significance and attitudes regarding food.
Download the brochure to learn more about this exciting online course, taking place March 27-30, 2023. If you're interested in attending, we recommend you register right away to benefit from early bird pricing through February 10, 2023.