Low-Carbohydrate Diet

Overview

4.7 out of 5 (38 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

6

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Low-carbohydrate (low-carb) diets are a strategy for weight loss. Today, there continues to be an interest in low-carb approaches. While all low-carb approaches reduce the overall intake of carbohydrates, there is no clear consensus on what defines a low-carb diet. Studies have defined low carbohydrate as a percent of daily macronutrient intake or total daily carbohydrate load. This activity reviews the evidence and effectiveness of low-carb approaches in clinical medicine. 


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify patients who may benefit from a low-carbohydrate diet based on their health status, goals, and preferences.
  • Implement evidence-based guidelines and strategies to prescribe and monitor low-carbohydrate diets for patients effectively.
  • Select and recommend appropriate food choices, meal plans, and dietary resources to support patients following a low-carbohydrate diet.
  • Collaborate with registered dietitians, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive and coordinated care, ensuring patients receive accurate and consistent guidance.

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In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians and Physician Associates: StatPearls, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians and PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  3. Study the educational content of the enduring material.
  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
  5. Complete the post-activity assessment survey.

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Sherryl E. on 2/4/2022

I was looking for a summary of LCHF diets' effect on health and weight loss, and this activity provided an excellent overview

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