Review of the Cardiometabolic Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate (Including Ketogenic) Diets

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA

Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits
15 min exam = 0.25 credits
Total = 1.0 credits

Description

This webcast will review the NLA Scientific Statement on the “Review of current evidence and clinical recommendations on the effects of low-carbohydrate and very-low-carbohydrate (including ketogenic) diets for the management of body weight and other cardiometabolic risk factors: A scientific statement from the National Lipid Association Nutrition and Lifestyle Task Force.”

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the various carbohydrate-restricted dietary patterns.
  2. Review evidence regarding the efficacy of low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss and weight loss management.
  3. Review evidence regarding the effects of low-carbohydrate diets on additional cardiometabolic risk factors, including lipids/lipoproteins, glycemic control, and blood pressure.
  4. Discuss the key recommendations of the National Lipid Association Scientific Statement.
  5. Utilize the key recommendations in clinical practice when counseling patients on the use of low-carbohydrate and very-low-carbohydrate dietary patterns.

Disclosures

none

This enduring material activity, Review of the Cardiometabolic Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate (Including Ketogenic) Diets, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0  prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins July 1, 2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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