Nutritional Implications of Long COVID

Febuary 22, 2022,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars


Long COVID is seen when symptoms persist longer than 30 days. The pleasure of eating is interfered by persistent nausea and no taste and can lead to malnutrition, in addition to other metabolic alterations or consequences of the acute phase of illness.

This webinar focuses on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of long COVID and addresses its nutritional consequences and potential treatment options. It is a very timely topic as we all continue to struggle to optimally treat our patients with COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of long COVID.
  2. Identify the nutritional complications of long COVID, including anosmia and dysgeusia.
  3. Examine the role of nutritional supplements in the prevention and treatment of long COVID.
  4. Discuss the nutritional components of persistent inflammation, immunosuppression, and catabolism.

Faculty
Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD, MBA, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of Practice, Vice Chair of Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Ravindra Ganesh, MD, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Martin Rosenthal, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Florida; Director Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Intestinal Rehabilitation; Chair UF Nutrition Committee, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

CE Credits: This event is eligible for 1.5 CE credits for Registered Dietitians (CDR) and Registered Nurses (California Board of Registered Nursing) through Nestlé Health Science.

Pricing: This webinar is free for all participants.

This accredited webinar is supported by

Nestlé Health Science





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