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Winning at Losing: Strategies for Insulin Resistance


Winning at Losing: Strategies for Insulin Resistance May 3 2 PM to 4 PM EDT

This webinar is designed to help health care professionals understand the physiology of insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome, the metabolic markers, physical ramifications of this syndrome, and how to combat with lifestyle changes.

Are there certain body types that don't respond to reasonable lifestyle changes? How can you help those who exercise but don't lose weight? This seminar will address:

  • Is there a magic balance for those with the "thrifty gene" or insulin resistance versus those who are insulin-sensitive?

  • How important is clean whole foods eating for this type of metabolism?

  • Good carbs, bad carbs, fat or no fat, protein or not? What's the real story about macronutrient balance for this population?
Upon successful completion of this two-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • The pathophysiology of insulin resistance

  • Metabolic markers of insulin resistance

  • Factors that contribute to insulin resistance

  • Medical nutrition therapy for insulin resistance

  • Lifestyle factors that help alleviate insulin resistance

Learning Need Codes (LNC): 2000, 2090, 3020, 3030, 3080, 4040, 5290, 5370
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs Sign up for webinar entitled Winning at Losing: Strategies for Insulin Resistance
Number of Credits: 2
Level: 2
Total Cost: $24

About the Presenter

Susan Dopart, MS, RD, CDE is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has been in private practice for more than 20 years. Susan specializes in child and adult medical nutrition-related issues associated with insulin resistance, diabetes and endocrinology, pregnancy, infertility, PCOS and exercise.

Before establishing her own practice, Susan worked at UCLA as both a medical and kidney dietitian. As a consultant, Susan has worked for UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Extension, the Beverly Hills Country Club, Sebastian International and Procter & Gamble.

She has written for and contributed to many national and international publications and online websites including, The Huffington Post, SELF Magazine, UCLA Medicine, Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists (SCAN) Pulse, Best Life, Men's Health, Message Magazine, Diabetes Health and Diabetes Forecast.

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and clinical dietetics from UC Berkeley, Susan earned a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology and sports medicine from California State University, Hayward. She is a certified diabetes educator (CDE).

Susan is the author of A Recipe for Life by the Doctor's Dietitian - a nutrition guidebook, resource, and teaching tool with cutting-edge nutrition information. Her new book Healthy You, Healthy Baby: A mother's guide to gestational diabetes is due out this spring. Susan's mission and passion are helping her clients find lifestyle solutions for optimal health and well-being.


1. I'm an RN. Can I still get credit for taking this course?

You must check with your state licensing board rules to ensure that this CDR (Commission on Dietetic Registration) approved course can be used accordingly.

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