Women, Weight and Menopause
This webinar will focus on metabolic and hormonal changes that happen during menopause and the effect it has on weight, risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Changes in estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and insulin levels will be discussed and the ramifications for this population of women. Specific diet therapies to help negate weight gain and risks of disease will be discussed as well as lifestyle interventions that help menopausal women.
Upon successful completion of this two-hour course, the participant should be able to better understand:
  • Hormonal changes during menopause and how they relate to weight management.

  • Metabolic changes during menopause, including risk of CVD, Diabetes.

  • Nutritional balance needed during this life stage.

  • Specific vitamin therapies for menopause.

  • Specific exercise, sleep and lifestyle therapies for women during menopause.
Live Webinar Date: Dec 13, 2018   (03:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST)
Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3020, 3060, 4040, 4180
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.2.1, 8.3.1, 8.4.1, 9.1.1
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 2.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $36

About the Presenter: Susan Dopart, MS, RD, CDE

Susan B. Dopart, MS, RD, CDE, is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has been in private practice for more than 25 years. Susan specializes in child and adult medical nutrition-related issues associated with insulin resistance, diabetes and endocrinology, cancer, PCOS and exercise. Before establishing her own practice, Susan worked at UCLA as both a medical and kidney dietitian.

Susan has written and contributed to multiple publications, including The Huffington Post, SELF Magazine, UCLA Medicine, Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists SCAN publications, Diabetes Health and Diabetes Forecast.

Susan is the author of A Recipe for Life by the Doctor's Dietitian, Healthy You, Healthy Baby: A Mother's Guide to Gestational Diabetes, A Healthy Baker's Dozen: Gluten-free low sugar cookies, and 101 Ways to Control your Diabetes.

She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and conducts weekly workshops in Motivational Interviewing for clinicians wanting to learn collaborative language skills to assist with behavior change.

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Insulin Resistance, Inflammation and Health: Tailoring your Diet Therapy for Best Outcomes

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Live Date: (Jan 31,2019)
Expiration Date: (Jan 30,2022)

Rating: 4.75 out of 5

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Duration: 2 hours