Edward Saltzman, M.D.
Dr. Saltzman is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Scientist II, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA.
Dr. Saltzman reports no commercial conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- List the categories and types of nutritive and nonnutritive sweeteners
- Discuss the relative contraindications for patients to consumption of classes of sweeteners and specific sweeteners
- Counsel patients on the general risk and benefits of sweeteners, based on present scientific knowledge.