The Role of Dietary Supplements in Glycemic and Cholesterol Control
Presented by Lorena Drago, RD, CDE, MS, CDN, LVCYT
This presentation will focus on the most popular supplements and educators will be able to identify the supplements that may be beneficial, their function, dosage information and potential risks. The educator will be able to assess and guide the patient in selecting supplements.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify at least three of the most popular supplements to manage glycemia and cholesterol.
- Define functional and fortified functional foods and enumerate some of its benefits.
- Summarize the key educational points when helping patients identify and select dietary supplements.
Originally presented on August 7, 2019