This product is free for VN DPG and Diabetes DPG members.
This webinar was presented live on February 12, 2024.
This webinar mutually offered by the Diabetes and Vegetarian Nutrition PGs offers registered dietitian nutritionists’ practical advice on adopting a more whole foods, plant-based diet for the management and potential remission of diabetes. Common myths related to a plant-based diet are addressed, including a review of recent studies representing people with diabetes. The webinar concludes by sharing at least one case study for a more practical look at this practice.
CPE Level: 1
- 8.1.4 Integrates knowledge of macro- and micronutrients for digestion, absorption and metabolism throughout the lifespan in practice.
- 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
- 8.2.2 Differentiates between outdated and current evidence-based practice related to the management of diseases and clinical conditions.
- Describe the evidence that nutrition therapy is an effective strategy for treating type 2 diabetes, and potentially driving it into remission.
- Suggest at least 5 strategies a patient can employ to begin adopting a more plant-based, whole foods eating pattern.
- State at least 3 ways that an unhealthy gut microbiota can contribute to the development and progression of type 2 diabetes.
Brenda Davis, RD
Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a plant-based pioneer and an internationally acclaimed speaker. Brenda has been a featured speaker at medical, nutrition, and dietetic conferences in 25 countries on 6 continents.
As a prolific nutrition writer, Brenda has authored/co-authored 13 books with nearly a million copies in print in 15 languages. Her latest books, include Plant-Powered Protein (2023), Nourish (2020), Kick Diabetes Essentials (2019), and The Kick Diabetes Cookbook (2018). Brenda has also authored and co-authored numerous professional and lay articles and is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Brenda was the lead dietitian in a diabetes intervention research project in the Marshall Islands. On her last trip (November 2017), she developed a nutrition education curriculum for kindergarten through grade 6 and trained teachers in all public schools. Brenda was the 7th recipient of the Plantrician Project’s Luminary Award in 2022.