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Event Profile

Obesity Series, Part I: Healthy Eating

March 5, 2014


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This event has a fee

Event Time: 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM EST

Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 90-minute webinars begin at 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 pm Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Pacific.

Program Overview

Obesitycontinues to reach epidemic levels, with over one third of U.S. adultsobese.  As a diabetes educator, you arein a unique position to bring about change by encouraging the individuals youwork with to make healthier choices and educating them on available treatmentoptions.  AADE is pleased to offer a 4-partwebinar series designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to addresshealthy eating, physical activity, medications, and surgical options with yourpatients.  The first webinar in thisseries focuses on the role of healthy eating in preventing and treatingobesity. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, the participant willbe able to:

  • Define healthy eating as an AADE7 Self-Care Behavior and as defined by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.
  • Detail the current research evidence related to the role of healthy eating in diabetes management and education.
  • Articulate the range of key healthy eating messages to be given to people with diabetes by health professionals based  on individual goals.

Intended Audience

The AADE Webinars are knowledge-based activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, MDs, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for their patients with diabetes and other related conditions.


Marion Franz, MS, RD, CDE
Nutrition Concepts by Franz, Inc
Minneapolis, MN

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
Hope Warshaw Associates, LLC
Alexandria, VA

Registered Nurses

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational program will provide 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit.

AADE is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP # 10977).

AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #366. This program provides 0.18 CEUs (1 contact hour = 50 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs).

Registered Dietitians

The American Association of Diabetes Educators, (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

Registered Pharmacists

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited bythe Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuingpharmacy education.  This programprovides 1.50 contact hours (0.150 CEU’s) of continuing education credit.

ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-0000-13-575-L01-P

Effective Dates: 3/5/2014 – 3/5/2016

Faculty Disclosures

It is the policy of the American Association of Diabetes Educators to require that anyone who has an opportunity to affect continuing education activities content (e.g. authors, presenters and program planners) with products or services from a commercial interest with which s/he has financial relationships, discloses those financial relationship/s with commercial entities to participants.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

  • Marion Franz, MS, RD, CDE, Minneapolis, MN has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
  • Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, Alexandria, VA, receives royalties as an author with the American Diabetes Association and serves as a consultant for McNeil Nutritionals.

Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:

  • Dawn Haglund, AADE, Chicago, IL has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
  • Jill S. Walsh, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.

The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.


To receive a Statement of Credit you must attend the entire session. Your Statement of Credit will be issued electronically immediately upon submission of the evaluation form. Contact in the event you choose not to complete the evaluation form.

Test Your Computer

To ensure that your participation is successful, please test your system as soon as possible so if you do have technical challenges, you will have time to get them sorted out. Click here to test your computer.

It is OK to fail Step 4; you do NOT need to download the "Adobe Connect Add-in".

System Requirements

While you can participate with a 56K dialup internet connection, it is recommended that you have a high-speed broadband (or better) internet connection. Please be sure you close as many open programs on your system as possible.

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Member Price (Individual): $ 50.00
Nonmember Price (Individual): $ 65.00
Member Group Price (Site): $125.00
Non-Member Group Price (Site): $155.00

Note: Registration entitles you to one computer connection, one telephone connection, and CE credit for all participants, regardless of the number of individuals participating at your site.

Refunds will be honored minus a $25 processing fee if received in writing via fax (312/424-2427) at least 48 hours prior to the program.

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