Fructose Malabsorption - RD145

Fructose Malabsorption

Not So Sweet

by Lisa S Brown, RD, PhD
(4.5 / 35 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


How many people suffer needlessly from undiagnosed fructose malabsorption? Unfortunately, too many. Do you know what fructose malabsorption looks like, or how to treat it? Since fructose consumption has risen exponentially since the 1970s, we are seeing a concurrent rise in the prevalence of patients who may respond to a low-fructose diet. Some of these clients have functional bowel disease, such as irritable bowel syndrome or nonceliac gluten intolerance, while others do not. Learn what fructose malabsorption is and how to diagnose and treat it so that your clients, patients, family, and friends do not have to suffer needlessly.


The goal of this continuing education program is to educate dietary practitioners about fructose malabsorption and teach them how to treat it. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • List several common symptoms of fructose malabsorption
  • Discuss the reasons for the increased prevalence of fructose malabsorption in American adults
  • Implement dietary treatment for fructose malabsorption

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for nutrition professionals.
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 3005, 5110, 5220, 5290 and performance indicators of 8.1.1 , 8.1.2 , 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.6 , 8.4.4, 10.1.2 , 10.2.5. 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 9/1/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/8/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/8/2018

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.

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Jessica B - East Peoria, IL  ·  Oct 10, 2016
Very easy to understand and helpful
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Joann N - Detroit, MI  ·  Apr 28, 2016
Interesting and informative presentation
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Michelle T - Mount Pleasant, MI  ·  Apr 18, 2016
Good Course, could use a bit more info in the treatment section.
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Haley M - surprise, AZ  ·  Feb 09, 2016
New knowledge on the process of diagnosis
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SARAH A - Eden Prairie, MN  ·  Dec 29, 2015
a good amount of information in an easy to read and understand format
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