Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Medical Nutrition Therapy
With 86 million Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes, registered dietitian nutritionists must be knowledgeable about the evidence for type 2 diabetes prevention and strategies for supporting patients in diabetes prevention. Registered dietitian nutritionists are uniquely poised to impact this at-risk population and, as a result of this presentation, will be aware of opportunities for their involvement and empowered with evidence-based resources for type 2 diabetes prevention.Excellence in Practice Award - Consultation and Business Practice - Mary M. Austin, MA, RDN, CDE, FAADE
describe the design and key outcomes of the NIH-sponsored Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the DPP Outcomes Study.
use strategies for effective conversations with patients about diabetes prevention and behavior change.
identify opportunities and resources for RDNs to participate in diabetes screening, team care, and counseling for diabetes prevention, and pathways to reimbursement for their efforts.
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Global Research and Nutrition
The RDN can make a significant contribution to translational research activities - taking research findings from clinical trials and fine-tuning messages for their patients and the community. This session will focus on research projects between the Academy and the NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in which RDN's have provided significant input into shaping health and nutrition education materials for both professionals and the public. The speakers will discuss some case studies to highlight how RDNs have helped NIH develop materials, interact with attendees to help shape a message, and describe opportunities for RDNs to apply for new translational research grants.
Utilize translational and formative research to craft messages for social marketing campaigns.
Tailor a nutrition-related message for professional or public audiences.
Investigate NIH translational research grant opportunities related to nutrition and dietetics.
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