Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes
Does trying to pick the best diet for your patient with diabetes make your head spin? What will be the diet that helps your patients control their blood sugars all while supporting blood pressure and blood lipid control?

In 2018 it was estimated that there were 26.9 million people with diagnosed diabetes in the United States. As registered dietitians and certified diabetes care and education specialists it is of utmost importance to stay up to date with the most recent information regarding medical nutrition therapy for diabetes.

This presentation will give you the pros and cons of 9 popular diets commonly used for people with diabetes. It will also include factors to consider when choosing a diet and universal considerations for planning a diet for people with diabetes so you can feel confident guiding your patients to the best diet for them.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Define the goals of medical nutrition therapy for diabetes.

  • Understand the basics of how to implement 9 different diet patterns for people with diabetes, including pros and cons of each.

  • Describe universal factors to consider when planning a diet for diabetes.

  • Discover what to consider when helping people with diabetes choose the best diet for them.

FOR CDCESs: This Course Qualifies for CE Credit!

To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification according to the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE,, courses must relate to diabetes and be part of the list of recognized providers of the CBDCE. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is listed as an CBDCE recognized provider. Because Dietitian Central has been granted accreditation by the CDR, it therefore meets the criteria as an approved provider of CEs for CDCESs by the CBDCE. The CBDCE does not directly approve continuing education for any specific webinar or self study course.

Live Event Date: Jun 28, 2022
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.5, 10.2.10, 10.3.1, 10.3.6
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, CDCESs
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Ashley Krautkramer, RD, CSOWM, CD, CDCES
Ashley Krautkramer

Ashley Krautkramer is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes care and education specialist. She is also a board certified specialist in obesity and weight management. She works as a clinical dietitian, diabetes educator, and bariatric dietitian at a healthcare system in Wisconsin.

Ashley also has a blog, Vegan Bariatric Dietitian, where she provides useful articles for vegans navigating nutrition after bariatric surgery.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
Vegans and Vegetarians After Bariatric Surgery

Vegans and Vegetarians After Bariatric Surgery

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 24,2022)
Expiration Date: (May 31,2024)

Rating: 4.65 out of 5

Instructor: Ashley Krautkramer, RD, CSOWM, CD, CDCES

Duration: 1 hour