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With the rising popularity of low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets as apparently useful strategies to manage obesity and hyperglycemia, there are high demands on healthcare professionals to help individuals distinguish between clinically effective dietary patterns and fad diet without solid scientific base.Therefore, it is crucially important that clinicians can offer scientifically solid advice to their patients on the effectiveness and safety of these diets.
Dr. Makki provides a detailed view and evidence-based training on the effect of very low carbohydrate/ketogenic diet on cardiometabolic risk factors. He reviews the influence of nutritional ketosis over energy balance, metabolism and and body weight. Furthermore, this Webinar addresses the safety concerns and adverse effects of very low carbohydrate/ketogenic diet for certain groups of patients with underlying conditions. Offering a guideline to healthcare professionals with best practices on education and management of individuals who may consider following a ketogenic diet. Focusing on the critical evaluation of evidence on the effectiveness and safety of ketogenic diet for weight loss and glycemic control from the perspective of cardiovascular outcomes.
Dr. Roham Makki has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that is related to this educational activity.The planners of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
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This CE activity available for streaming on May 14th, 2020
This CE activity is valid until May 14th, 2023