Basic Carbohydrate Counting: A Case Study Approach

All proceeds go to helping diabetes patients with their medication.

Workshop Type: Live Webinars and Teleseminars

CPEUs Hours Approved: 2

Speaker: Cosette Fakih El Khoury, PhD, LD

Workshop Date: May 25, 2021

Workshop Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Registration Deadline: May 19, 2021


I.                   Target Audience:
Dietetic Students, Dietetic Interns, Licensed Dietitians, and Registered Dietitians Nutritionists.   
This Workshop is open to Lebanese and International participants.

II.                Workshop Goals:
The online workshop will go over the most recent dietary recommendations for people living with diabetes and approach the basics of carbohydrate counting through a case-based approach. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge and skills acquired in a case study. All attendees will be provided with meal planning tools that they can use to design meal plans catered to patients' needs in line with dietary guidelines in their practice. 


III.             Workshop Objectives:
At the end of this workshop, participants will:
- Show an increased knowledge of basic carbohydrate counting.
- Have the necessary tools needed to design meal plans for different types of patients.
- Demonstrate knowledge in nutrition focused physical exams in people living with diabetes.

IV.             Workshop Agenda & Flow




 Educational Objectives

20 min

Lifestyle Management in Diabetes

      Understanding recent guidelines in the   medical nutrition therapy of persons with   type 2 Diabetes

30 min

Glycemic Targets

Basic CHO Counting

      Understanding carbohydrate counting,   meal planning and consistency

      Assessing patient dietary intakes and   prescribing individualized meal plans   using basic carbohydrate counting

20 min

NFPE in Diabetes

            Familiarizing with nutrition focused   physical exams in persons with Diabetes

50 min

Practical session

Basic CHO counting case study: Group work

            Applying dietary prescriptions and meal   adjustments based on evidence-based   guidelines in a simulated case study


V.                Registration & Payment Method:
To register for this workshop, please fill out the document below.
All proceeds go to helping diabetes patients with their medication.

Workshop Cost:
$70 paid via Paypal for international participants 
100,000 LBP paid by OMT for local participants

After completion of the workshop, the participant will receive a Dual Certification & 2 CPEUS Hours Approved.

VI.             Contact Info
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