The Basics of Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about medical nutrition therapy for patients with diabetes – the role of carbohydrates in meal planning, goals of MNT and guidelines for the use of different foods and drinks.

Course Publication Date: March 15, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:NTD030718
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pharmacology
  

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify medical nutrition therapy goals for diabetes management.
  • State the primary strategy for achieving the goals of MNT for persons with type 1 diabetes.
  • Discuss guidelines for the use of fiber, protein, fat, vitamins & minerals, and alcoholic beverages for persons with diabetes.
  • Define MNT and discuss the nutrition counseling component of MNT.
  • List 2 nutrition-related strategies for achieving the goals of MNT for persons with type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the role of carbohydrate in food/meal planning for persons with diabetes.


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