2023 Catalog: All Courses
DE0802: Diabetes Online CDE: Native Nutrition Principles and Menus Inspired by the Ancestors
Ancestral diets were nutrient dense and dictated by the ripening and returning of our foods. In return, our Ancestors lived free of common nutrition-related diseases like diabetes and heart disease, which are now among the top causes of mortality in our communities. While it may seem impossible for these diets to exist in a modern world, the principles of Native diets are just as applicable today as they were generations ago. In this training, we cover these topics and principles to support health interventions that are culturally centered and relevant. We also discuss the nutrient density of these foods as the remedy for common pervasive maladies.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Examine the principles and benefits of an Ancestral diet.
2. Identify food ingredients native to North America that promote nutritional wellness.
3. Differentiate between macro and micro nutrient consumption and their connection to health related issues for tribal communities.
Valerie Segrest — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at email@example.com.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
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Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.