Food Addiction, Obesity & Diabetes - CD format - 6 Hours

This 4-disc audio program on “Food Addiction, Obesity and Diabetes” will provide Health Professionals with a comprehensive overview of appetite regulation, food cravings & addiction, useful strategies to normalize weight and recommendations for managing diabetes. Eating disorders are typically associated with young and middle-aged patients. However, many older individuals with endocrine disorders (hyperthyroidism, Cushing’s, diabetes) experience derangements of appetite. Similarly, many patients with neurological problems (strokes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, various forms of dementia, head injury, etc.) may develop problematic cravings and other appetite changes. This course will help Health Professionals gain helpful insights into the care of these complicated patients.

Learning Objectives


  1. Examine the neurobiology of food and addiction.
  2. List potential causes of, and treatments for, food addiction and obesity.
  3. State how excess body fat accumulation contributes to the development of type 2 diabetes.
  4. Describe the role of an altered gut microbiome, poor oral health, and sleep curtailment in the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
  5. Outline interventions to manage, and potentially reverse, type 2 diabetes.
  6. Describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, and other health professions.
Products specifications
Instructor G. Willett, Ph.D., R.D.
Contact Hours: 6
More Information About This Course: Food Addiction, Obesity, & Diabetes Accreditation PDF
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