New technologies and tools to support dietary behavior change in people with type 2 diabetes
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 ET
Speaker: Satya S. Jonnalagadda, PhD, MBA, RDN
This webinar will provide an update on the latest nutrition therapy guidelines and discuss the role of meal replacements in diabetes self-management. The webinar will also showcase the results of a pilot study using a new glucose monitoring system and nutrition therapy in diabetes management. Opportunities for future research to support adherence for life to diabetes self-management will be discussed.
Following this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Describe current nutrition therapy guidelines diabetes and identify barriers to adherence and to self-management
- Explain the role of meal replacements in nutrition therapy for diabetes
- Review new technology for glucose monitoring in diabetes self-management
- Identify future research areas to support adherence for life to diabetes self-management behaviours
About the Speaker:
Satya S. Jonnalagadda, PhD, MBA, RDN, is the Director of Global Nutrition Science, Innovation and Education at Abbott Nutrition. Satya has more than 20 years of experience in nutrition, has held various roles in global research and development for Novartis Nutrition Corporation, General Mills, Kerry Ingredients, was an Associate Professor of Nutrition at Georgia State University and a Clinical Dietitian and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. Satya has more than 50 peer reviewed publications in key scientific journals, has contributed to several book chapters and has presented at scientific and professional conferences. Satya has conducted pre-clinical, epidemiological and human intervention nutrition research studies to examine impact of different dietary components on key health and nutrition biomarkers and outcomes. Satya is an active member of several scientific organizations, such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Society for Nutrition, and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
This webinar is sponsored by Abbott.