Diabetes and Obesity
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about obesity-related diseases and the management of diabetes and obesity with exercise and nutrition.

Course Publication Date: May 15, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:DO120919
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss obesity-related diseases and health care costs in the United States.

  • Discuss the cost of treating obesity-related diseases.

  • Describe the goals of diabetes medical nutrition therapy.

  • List three nutrition-related strategies for achieving the goals of MNT for persons with diabetes.

  • Describe the role of carbohydrates in meal planning for persons with diabetes.

  • Name the three types of carbohydrates.

  • Discuss the key recommendations for a healthy eating pattern and what it includes.

  • Discuss what things a healthy eating pattern limits.

  • Give three tips for exercising for people with diabetes.


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