Fructose Malabsorption - RD145

Fructose Malabsorption

Not So Sweet

by Lisa S Brown, RD, PhD
(4.6 / 88 ratings )

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

Price: $20.00
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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.
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.  This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 3005, 5110,  5290 and performance indicators of 8.1.1 , 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 10.1.2.  
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 9/1/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/8/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors 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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Kimberly F - lancaster, PA  ·  Mar 24, 2020
Very informative, good useable info
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Sarah R - Vallejo, CA  ·  Mar 04, 2020
Very interesting topic.
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Kathy R - Lewisville, TX  ·  Nov 01, 2019
The content was good information to help understand how fructose malabsorption is diagnosed and treated.
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SAMANTHA M - Pittsburgh, PA  ·  Jul 02, 2019
Good course to review Fructose intolerance
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KATHRYN N - Southside, AL  ·  May 19, 2019
Very useful. Succinct and very straightforward. I have a much better understanding than before the module
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Price: $20.00
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