Nutrition and Liver Disease: A Primer for Dietitians
NUTRITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR LIVER DISEASE
This webinar will review the liver, its function, disease states as well as nutrient deficiencies that can develop with different conditions including those which are reversible and those which are not. This webinar will discuss treatment options available for patients and disease prevention strategies.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Review and understand liver anatomy and functions.


  • Identify different liver conditions/diseases and the causes for each.


  • Discuss nutrient deficiencies with liver conditions and diseases.


  • Review steps that can be taken to maintain a healthy liver.
Live Event Date: May 03, 2022
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 5.2.1, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 10.4.4
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: 1 Site Credit

About the Presenter: Barbara Truitt, MS, RDN, LDN
Barbara Truitt

Barbara currently teaches online nutrition courses for Rasmussen University and Youngstown State University. Before this, Barbara was the Clinical Coordinator for Keiser University where she placed students in their supervised practice sites. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. She is a contributor to two publications, the first one Food Folklore: Tales and Truths About What We Eat, and You Can’t just Eat a Cheeseburger which is a true story about a young woman who struggled with an eating disorder. Before academia, Barbara worked in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, dual diagnosis centers and had her own private practice.

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