Medical Nutrition Therapy for Hypertension Part I

Review of causes and consequences of hypertension, and the rates of hypertension in the United States. Overview of the current recommendations per the American Heart Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Utilization of the Evidence Analysis Library to review current data sources.

Learning Objective:

Understand the pathophysiology/morbidity/mortality of hypertension.

Identify risk factors and complications associated with hypertension. Recognize the current recommendations for medical nutrition therapy by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Heart Association.

Registration deadline  Friday, June 19th, 2020.



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