Diabetes Dialogue Series 2011
2011 Diabetes Dialogue :
The theme of the 2011 Diabetes Dialogue is Use of Non-pharmacological Intervention in the management of diabetes and obesity. The learning objectives are:
Diabetes and Nutrition: March 3rd, 2011
- Review the most recent evidence used to establish nutrition practice guidelines for medical nutrition therapy for Diabetes regarding major nutrition factors.
- To review and integrate information on suggested research directions.
- Review the chemistry and biology of fatty acids.
- Evaluate new evidence showing that dietary PUFAs alter body composition.
- Discuss evidence of possible molecular and endocrine mechanisms.
- Configure how the science fits dietary recommendations for translating to patients.
Diabetes and Exercise: June 16th 2011
• Review guidelines and recommendations of exercise for persons with Type 2 diabetes.
• Review epidemiological evidence for lifestyle interventions aimed at preventing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in racial/ethnic populations.
• Describe the effect of aerobic fitness in the prevention of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and mortality.
• Define the role of physical activity in glucose regulation and insulin sensitivity.
• Discuss the role of ethnicity and race on energy expenditure.
- Discuss the research of CAM and Diabetes.
- Review CAM use of evidence-based elements as reported by OSU CIM patients.
- Describe lab evaluation, education and follow-up of CIM patients with diabetes.
- Review lab outcomes of CIM patients with diabetes over time.
- Discuss the observations/Reflections after >32,000 Nutri-Genomic visits, including many patients with diabetes.
Diabetes and Community Health: December 8th, 2011
- Explain the biologic basis for the glycemic index.
- Discuss the benefi ts of consuming a lower glycemic index diet for patients with diabetes.
- Identify strategies for adopting a lower glycemic index diet.
- Describe how the social conditions in which we live impact diabetes rates and an individual’s control of the disease.
- Discuss public health’s role diabetes prevention and the scope of community initiatives in