Dietary Approaches to Treating Multiple Sclerosis Related Fatigue

 

 

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The cost for this online activity is $15. This presentation was recorded LIVE on December 6, 2018 and is approximately 50 minutes. 

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Target Audience

Health professionals.

Objectives

  • Review the published research on dietary interventions for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
  • Identify the mechanisms by which dietary factors may contribute to the potential worsening or improving of MS related symptoms.
  • Review the rationale for the structure of the dietary intervention in the Dietary Approaches to Treating MS Related Fatigue Trial NCT02914964.

Speaker

Terry L. Wahls, MD

Dr. Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. Full biography. 

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Wahls indicates she has the following financial relationships to disclose:

  • Grant Funding
    • National MS Society
  • Trademarks – Wahls™ Diet Plans, Wahls Protocol®
  • Financial relationships with Penguin Random House Inc.; Integrative Medicine for Mental Health; Institute for Health and Healing; Suttler Pacific, BioCeuticals; NCURA; MCG Health Inc.; Genova Diagnostics
  • Author ‐ Minding My Mitochondria, The Wahls Protocol, The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life
  • Equity interest

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
12/06/2018
Course expires: 
12/05/2021
Cost:
$15.00

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 0.75 AOA Category 2-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Other Health Professionals: This enduring materials activity is designated for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Disclosure

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/06/2018
Course expires: 
12/05/2021

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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