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Chronic Illness and Malnutrition: A Dangerous Combination

WEB175 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Ellen K. Chow, MS, RD, CSSD, CD
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We’re sorry. This course is temporarily disabled for an important update.

This course will be discontinued March 19, 2015. Please plan to complete the test by the end of March 18th if you wish to earn contact hours for it.
The goal of this presentation is to educate healthcare professionals about relationship between chronic diseases, their affects on nutrient metabolism, challenges, and potential interventions.  Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to do the following:
  • Discuss the complexity of nutrition and chronic diseases interactions
  • List the factors involved in appetite control
  • Discuss the role of malnutrition in diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Identify the nutritional challenges faced by patients with chronic diseases
  • List realistic lifestyle changes patients should make

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and dietitians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/19/2015

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