DIETARY APPROACHES TO PREVENT AND TREAT METABOLIC SYNDROME
So many patients have more than just one medical diagnosis. Learn the best dietary advice to give to patients with metabolic syndrome. Understand the guidelines and treatment for metabolic syndrome and how certain dietary approaches may prevent and delay complications.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Define the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome.
Indicate the criteria to diagnose metabolic syndrome.
Describe dietary approaches used in treating metabolic syndrome.
Explain 3 ways to prevent or treat metabolic syndrome.
Ginger Farias, RD, CDE, is a dedicated Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator committed to helping people with diabetes. She has been practicing since 2006. Ginger’s love of diabetes education grew from seeing first-hand on how people’s lives change when they figure out how to control diabetes. She currently works for Diabetes Care Partners as the Diabetes Program Manager and Patient Advocate where she provides diabetes classes, whole foods classes, and cooking classes. Also, she has been practicing telemedicine diabetes education for over 6 years. She recently started her own business called Healthier With Ginger to provide telehealth diabetes education services to people living with type 1, type 2 and pre-diabetes. Ginger is passionate about helping people stay healthy and encourages lifestyle changes. She enjoys spending time with her family including her three beagles.