Carb Counting and Glycemic Index
BASIC AND ADVANCED CARB COUNTING AND THE GLYCEMIC INDEX
Let's talk about carbohydrate counting. What do our clients need to know? How can we talk to them about carbs in a way that is easy to understand? We'll cover this and more. Also, we'll take a dive into understanding about Glycemic index. We'll talk about the pros and cons of following a glycemic index meal plan closely and how to incorporate the glycemic index into practice and daily use.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Understand carb counting.


  • Understand how to communicate carb counting to clients in a way that empowers them to make decisions.


  • Review the Glycemic Index.


  • Understand how to apply GI to daily practice.
Live Event Date: Mar 07, 2017
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 2070, 4030, 5370
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.1.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, CDE, LDN

Joanne Rinker is a Master's level dietitian. She has her BS and MS in Human Nutrition from West Virginia University. Joanne has been a Registered Dietitian certified diabetes educator for 20 years.

Rinker has worked in the diabetes care and education space since her very first job. She has a passion for helping people with diabetes and other diabetes care and education specialist around the US. Highlights of her career include working with the North Carolina Diabetes Prevention and Control Program on the implementation and facilitation of the North Carolina Diabetes Education Recognition Program. As the program coordinator 2006-2013, Joanne was instrumental in building the largest American Diabetes Association (ADA) accredited site in the nation.

Joanne was named the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 2013 Diabetes Educator of the Year and used that opportunity to spread the word about the relationship between diabetes, hearing loss and depression. She served on the AADE Board of Directors 2015-2017 and became an AADE Spokesperson in January of 2016. Joanne was the North Carolina Public Health Association President 2013-2014, is a graduate of the Bernstein Fellowship 2015 class and has been published and presented on the national level for both AADE and ADA.

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Expiration Date: (Apr 17,2020)

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Expiration Date: (Jan 11,2020)

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