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Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition
Book by Neal Adams, MD
Study Guide by Cynthia Sileo, MS, RDN
Edited byWolf J. Rinke, PhD, CSP, RDN

C274
16 CPEUs
HARD COPY
$139.95
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Book, 224 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting form, 25 pgs.
An overwhelming number of clinical studies have shown that eating specific nutrients can help maintain vision well into old age, alleviate eye conditions, and even reverse the progress of eye diseases. This CPE program will enable you to:

  • Describe the dangers of over-supplementation to eye health.
  • Counsel patients regarding the physiological effects of key nutrients on eye health.
  • Recommend key nutrients for the treatment of macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa,diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eye.
  • Assist patients with choosing specific food sources of nutrients needed for eye health.
  • Explain to patients the consequences of lifestyle choices on medical conditions and eye health.

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SUGGESTED Learning Need Codes:
2000, 2010, 2020, 2050, 2070, 2090, 2100, 3000, 3010, 3060, 3070, 3080, 3090, 3100, 4000, 4040, 4050, 4090, 5000, 5150, 5160, 5190, 5230, 5260, 5280, 5300

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C274F
16 CPEUs
REPORTING FORM
$50.00

Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition
Book by Neal Adams, MD
Study Guide by Cynthia Sileo, MS, RDN
Edited byWolf J. Rinke, PhD, CSP, RD

©2015 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Publisher.

CUSTOMER COMMENTS

David Myers: "This course hit the nail on the head. Nutrition and eye health with specific food recommendations for each eye disease. A great reference of information on eye health and nutrition."

Donna McNeill: "This course is one I can use both personally and for my family. It has practical dietary advice and is also easy for the lay public to benefit from."

OVERVIEW AND INSTRUCTIONS

Welcome to the pre-approved, accredited CPE program for Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition. The program consists of a book of the same title by Neal Adams, MD and this study guide. The CPE program is designed to help you learn the connection between nutrition and healthy vision. It is also designed to help you earn 16 Level 2, Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).

To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this study guide.
  • Read and study the book.
  • Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
  • Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (40 questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book and until you score at least 80% correct.
After you have successfully completed the program, complete the CPE REPORTING FORM and:
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Or fax to: (410) 531-9282,
Or mail to: Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., 13621 Gilbride Ln, Clarksville, MD 21029.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this CPE program you will be better able to:

  • Discuss the basic eye anatomy.
  • Evaluate risk factors for developing macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eye.
  • Describe the anatomical changes in the eye that occur with macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eye.
  • Describe how macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eye affect vision.
  • Counsel patients on minimizing oxidant exposure.
  • Describe the dangers of over-supplementation to eye health.
  • Counsel patients regarding the physiological effects of key nutrients on eye health.
  • Recommend key nutrients for the treatment of macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, cataracts, and dry eye.
  • Assist patients with choosing specific food sources of nutrients needed for eye health.
  • Explain to patients the consequences of lifestyle choices on medical conditions and eye health.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: Our Eyes See It All
Part I: How to Maintain and Restore Your Vision
Chapter 1: The Power of Oxygen
Chapter 2: Fighting Inflammation
Chapter 3: Optimizing Blood Flow and Blood Vessels
Chapter 4: Feeding Your Genes and DNA Throughout Your Life

Part II: Treating Eye Conditions

Chapter 5: Macular Degeneration: When the Cleaners Stop Sweeping
Chapter 6: Retinitis Pigmentosa: A Gene That Steals Sight
Chapter 7: Diabetes and Your Vision: A Focus on Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema
Chapter 8: Glaucoma: Silent Sufferers
Chapter 9: Cataracts: Foggy Vision
Chapter 10: Dry Eye: No More Tears

Part III: Eating for Healing

Chapter 11: A Visionary Palate

Conclusion: Building the Right Team
Appendix: Prescription for Your Plate
Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Neal Adams, MD is a leading expert in ophthalmology. He is editor-in-chief of Eye Reports a peer-reviewed medical journal in his field, and has served as Chief of the Division of Visual Physiology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University.
Dr. Adams has received many honors as a highly skilled surgeon and clinician. His private practice in suburban Washington DC, focuses on providing patients with medical, surgical and nutrition-based care.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THE STUDY GUIDE

Cynthia Sileo, MS, RDN earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Foods from Drexel University, and earned her Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.
Cynthia has 19 years of clinical experience in long-term care, home care and acute care. In particular, her field of expertise is adult and geriatric nutrition, having been actively involved on dysphagia and wound care teams. She has served as a preceptor to dietetic interns from Syracuse University and Virginia Tech during their geriatric rotations. Cynthia is currently an Account Executive with Nestlé Health Science.
Her previous publications include the CPE program Symptomatic Management of Lupus an Autoimmune Diseases through Nutrition, Medication and Complementary Alternative Treatments, Wolf Rinke Associates, 2013, and the articles Maximizing Efficacy of Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy, Today's Dietitian. 2007; June; 9(6): 18-19; and Treating Chronic Constipation, Today's Dietitian. 2005; May; 7(5): 52-53..

ABOUT THE EDITOR OF THE STUDY GUIDE

Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., a company that has provided high quality CPE programs to nutrition professionals since 1990.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Drexel University, a Master of Science at Iowa State University, a PhD in Continuing and Vocational Education (Adult Ed) at the University of Wisconsin, and interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He participated in a test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Wolf is a past Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland, and a former Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Continuing Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.
He is the past president of the DC Dietetic Association and has been honored by the Academy with the Award for Excellence in the Practice of Management; the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award; the Outstanding Service Award; and has delivered the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture.
At the Academy he has served in numerous leadership roles including Chair, Scholarship Committee, DBC; Chair, Communication Committee, CDR; Chair, Area Coordinating Committee, COE; Chair, COE, and member of Resource for Education Programs Committee; Honors Committee; CDR, Licensure Panel and Ethical Practices Task Force; CDR; House of Delegates and Board of Directors.
He is the author of more than 500 articles, numerous CPE home-study programs, several popular books, and the free monthly eNewsletter "Read and Grow Rich" written specifically for savvy Nutrition Professionals like YOU!
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Special thanks to the following individuals for their careful review of this CPE program:

Rachel Close, MS, RDN, CDN, CNSC
Critical Care Clinical Dietitian
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Evelyn Duran-Ponce, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, CPT
Consulting Dietitian/Diabetes Educator
Smithtown, NY

Barbara Solow, RDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Eastern Long Island Hospital
Greenport, NY


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