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CME/CE

More Whole Grains Yield Less Cardiovascular, All-Cause Deaths

  • Authors: News Author: Marlene Busko
    CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD
  • CME/CE Released: 2/23/2015
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 2/23/2016
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This article is intended for primary care clinicians, cardiologists, nurses, and other clinicians who might advise adults regarding their diet and the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

The goal of this activity is to provide medical news to primary care clinicians and other healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Compare the efficacy of different types of whole grain in reducing the risk for mortality among women with diabetes mellitus.
  2. Evaluate the effects of whole-grain consumption on mortality risks in a large cohort of women and men.


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Author(s)

  • Marlene Busko

    Freelance writer, Medscape and Heartwire

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Marlene Busko has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Editor(s)

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Author(s)

  • Charles P. Vega, MD

    Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Charles P. Vega, MD, has disclosed the following financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Lundbeck, Inc.; McNeil Pharmaceuticals; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

CME Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

    Lead Nurse Planner, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME/CE

More Whole Grains Yield Less Cardiovascular, All-Cause Deaths

Authors: News Author: Marlene Busko CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME/CE Released: 2/23/2015

Valid for credit through: 2/23/2016

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