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Nutrition in Primary Care: Update and Controversies 2020 – Vancouver, BC

May 2 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM



This annual continuing medial education program is designed to enhance primary care providers' knowledge of applied nutritional biochemistry and the associated research literature pertaining to several conditions commonly encountered in clinical practice.  Various levels of evidence will be presented for evaluation and discussion in order to facilitate improved communication with patients about health promotion, disease prevention and preferences for treatment.


Learning Objectives - At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Critique current evidence for nutritional support in several conditions commonly encountered in primary care, including type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.
  • Appreciate nutritional biochemistry related to specific metabolic pathways and physiological processes influencing blood sugar control.
  • Evaluate claims for potential health benefits or adverse effects resulting from vitamin D deficiency and drug-nutrient interactions.
  • Communicate knowledgeably with patients about their preferences for treatment, including the use of specific diets and nutritional supplements.


Topics include:

  1. Dietary Prevention and Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes
  2. Update on Vitamin D
  3. Nutrition and Osteoporosis
  4. Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Registration Fee includes lunch, refreshments and program materials

Registration and additional information -


May 2
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine


Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver,BCV6B 5K3Canada
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