Fiber and Heart Health

This continuing medical education course reviews the association between dietary fiber consumption and risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including the possible mechanisms of action and the impact of the specific subgroups of dietary fiber.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, healthcare professionals should be better able to:

  1. Identify the different types of fiber and their mechanisms of action in regulating cholesterol, blood sugar, and weight.
  2. Describe the association of dietary fiber and CVD mortality, stroke, blood pressure, cholesterol, and body weight.
  3. Recommend how and in what quantity fiber should be added to one’s diet to have a positive impact on heart health.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
07/06/2020
Course expires: 
07/05/2023
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
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FACULTY
Michelle Routhenstein, MS, RD, CDE, CDN
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PLANNERS
Jack Graham, Director, Continuing Education
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Leslie Cimei, Associate Director, Continuing Education
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Mary Larijani, MD
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Great Valley Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Great Valley Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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