Webinar from the 2009 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium. Note: For this course there is a small additional fee to obtain the webinar. Please see the “Get Course Materials” link in the right sidebar for details.
This workshop will discuss the physiological aspects of perimenopause and menopause, including medical and nutritional issues for women with disordered eating. Strategies for managing weight gain will be discussed, as well as recommendations for activity and nutrition supplements. The use of antidepressants and hormone replacement therapy will also be addressed.
Mid-life Weight Gain and Eating Disorders: What’s a Woman to Do?
I. Mid-life eating disorders
II. Definitions and physiology of perimenopause and estrogen deficiency
III.What causes weight gain?
IV. Managing weight gain and other symptoms
V. Case study
VI. Questions and discussion
This course is based on the recorded webinar, Mid-Life Weight Gain and Eating Disorders: IAEDP Symposium 2009 – What’s a Woman to Do? created by Diane Keddy, MS, RD, FAED
Course Material Author
Diane Keddy, MS, RD, FAED
Diane Keddy, MS, RD, FAED is a nutrition therapist who has 23 years experience treating men, women and children with eating disorders in inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment settings. She is the nutrition columnist for the publication Eating Disorders Today, and has authored several professional publications on nutrition therapy for eating disorders, including the chapter on outpatient treatment in the American Dietetic Association's textbook on eating disorders. Diane is in private practice in Newport Beach, California, where she devotes her time to treating eating disorder clients and their families.
Diane Keddy, MS, RD, FAED authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, therapists, and counselors who seek to update their research knowledge and competency in treating patients with eating disorders, increase and acquire new skills, learn new intervention strategies, and obtain continuing education credits. It is appropriate for professionals at all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain the use of hormone therapy versus antidepressants in the management of eating disorder and menopausal symptoms.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain the use of nutrition supplements in the management of eating disorder and menopausal symptoms.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify, utilize and explain dietary and other strategies for managing weight gain during menopause.
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