This webinar was presented live on August 17, 2021
RDNs will review the role of the thyroid in nutrition care, including medication management and unique dietary needs for hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. Attendees will gain an understanding of the unique challenges to weight management and common symptoms patients with thyroid disease present with, and discuss strategies for how to best assist within the scope of nutrition care.
CPE Level: 2
- 10.4.2 Applies knowledge of pharmacotherapy and its effect on nutrient absorption, utilization and metabolism when developing and/or revising the plan of care.
- 8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based comparative standards for determining nutritional needs.
- 8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.
- List the components of a thyroid hormone panel and controversies related to their assessment
- Identify various thyroid medications for hypo- and hyperthyroidism, food-drug interactions, and controversies
- Identify specific foods and food components impacting thyroid health
- Recognize thyroid-related patient symptomatology as it pertains to nutrition care, weight management and overall health
Nicole Anziani MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Nicole Anziani is a registered dietitian licensed by New York, a certified diabetes care and education specialist, and certified as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, Ayurvedic wellness counselor, and reiki practitioner. As a thyroid cancer survivor, Anziani's passion and mission is to make nutrition care information for thyroid conditions easily accessible to practitioners and patients. She has written the first evidence-based publication on nutrition for thyroid disease published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in May, 2020, entitled: The Health Professional’s Guide to Nutrition Management of Thyroid Disease. Born and raised in Richmond, Calif., Anziani now lives and works remotely via Brooklyn, N.Y.