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Nutrition and Vision: How Diet Influences Eye Disease - Learn the Relationship Between Nutrition and Vision, Key Nutrients for Disease Management, and Supplementation Recommendations

CE : 2
Start Date :  Aug 10 - 2017 End Date :  Aug 09 - 2020

Organized by :   Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc. (GVP)

Specialities :   Nutrition, Ophthalmology

Conference Summary

Nutrition and Vision: How Diet Influences Eye Disease - Learn the Relationship Between Nutrition and Vision, Key Nutrients for Disease Management, and Supplementation Recommendations is organized by Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc. (GVP)

Course opens: 08/10/2017
Course expires: 08/09/2020

Available Credits:
• 2.00 CDR

Overview:
This continuing education course reviews the relationship between nutrition and vision with a focus on glaucoma and AMD. Key nutrients for disease management are identified, and supplementation recommendations are examined.

Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the August 2017 edition of Today’s Dietitian. 

Learning Objectives:
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
• Evaluate whether supplementation is an effective strategy for eye disease prevention.
• Discuss three micronutrients that are positively associated with slowing the progression of eye disease.
• Compare the different dietary interventions appropriate for management of glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and cataract development.
• Identify the risk factors for the development and progression of glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and cataract development.
• Analyze statistics and growth rates of eye disease by 2050 and the impact these will have on nutrition intervention and counseling.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Credit Info

  • CE : 2
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