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Clinical insight into vitamin B12

Event starts: Wednesday, October 31 at 11:00 am EDT

Event ends: Wednesday, October 31 at 12:00 pm EDT

Great follow-up to our webinar "Plant-based Eating: Enhancing Health Benefits, Minimizing Nutritional Risks" https://learn.extension.org/events/3203.  Learn more about vitamin B12 deficiency, assessment methods, and the role of B12 in the prevention and treatment of certain health conditions.

Learning Objectives:
  1. List populations and groups at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency/inadequate vitamin B12 status?
  2. Understand what constitutes adequate vitamin B12 intake
  3. Distinguish between reliability of different vitamin B12 assessment methods
    1. What constitutes adequate vitamin B12 status?
    2. Indirect indicators of vitamin B12 deficiency
      4. Assess the role of vitamin B12 in prevention and treatment of selected health conditions
    1. CVD
    2. Osteoporosis/Bone fractures
    3. Brain Atrophy
    4. B12 and EPA & DHA
      5. Evaluate the efficacy of different vitamin B12 deficiency treatment options

Our Presenter

Roman Pawlak, Ph.D., RD
Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University

Author of several books, Dr. Pawlak has lectured internationally about diet and nutrition.




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