Metabolic Syndrome - CHES95

Metabolic Syndrome

by Joyce Green Pastors, MS, RD, CDE
CHES95
(4.2 / 42 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (10.00 CECH)

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Summary:

"Metabolic syndrome" includes insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obesity, and is a risk factor for diabetes and CVD. This course defines clinical assessment, and summarizes current thinking about causation and consequences. Topics include: dietary, behavioral and drug therapy for adults and children.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to take an in-depth look at all aspects of metabolic syndrome, from the physiology and diagnosis to treatment and strategies for successfully management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define metabolic syndrome and its associated cluster of symptoms
  • Explain the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome
  • Describe the role of carbohydrate in the development of symptoms of metabolic syndrome
  • Describe how a low-fat diet exacerbates the heart disease risk in metabolic syndrome
  • Explain how obesity contributes to metabolic syndrome
  • Explain how changes in the United States dietary intake have contributed to obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Define the glycemic index and glycemic load of foods and explain how this concept is applied to dietary control of metabolic syndrome
  • Plan two days of meals using the basic components of protein, fat, and carbohydrate in the ideal diet for metabolic syndrome
  • Explain the role of physical activity in improving insulin sensitivity
  • List two harmful affects each for smoking and alcohol in metabolic syndrome
  • List four types of pharmaceutical agents that may be prescribed for metabolic syndrome
  • Discuss three concerns in children developing metabolic syndrome
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians and health educators.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/7/2013
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/28/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Natalya H - Alexandria, VA  ·  Sep 26, 2016
The information provided was interesting and easy to read. Some of the test questions however do not accurately reflect the material and provide inconsistencies in information. Overall, an interesting course to take.
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Kimberly P - Bolingbrook, IL  ·  Jun 20, 2016
For interactive program for health educators with case studies and information current for the work we do with patients today!
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Janie C - Converse, TX  ·  May 30, 2016
Very informative but too long.
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Lori M - Kirkland, WA  ·  May 11, 2016
Very informative, helps put Key Health Indicators into perspective.
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SANDRA C - LA PUENTE, CA  ·  Jan 07, 2016
The course is not easy, but if you study you will succeed
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