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Wednesday, November 29: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, November 30: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, December 1: 6:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Saturday, December 2: 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 3: 6:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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10:25am - 10:40am EDT - December 3, 2023 | Room: Cape Cod Lobby

Sunday
10:40am - 12:30pm EDT - December 3, 2023 | Room: Salons 1-3
Track: Florida Board of Optometry
Tags: CE Session

COPE: 87841-EJ


Sunday
10:40am - 12:30pm EDT - December 3, 2023 | Room: Grand Harbor North
Track: OM Clinical

COPE: 87840-SD
TX Board- Optometry: 20-1123810

This course will cover the perils of sugar in the American diet including the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) that are implicated in multiple diseases. The link between added sugars and the most important systemic diseases facing society and strategies for mitigating this risk will be considered.



Objectives:
  • Attendees will be able to describe the epidemiolgical link between added dietary sugars and diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer
  • Attendees will be able to explain biological mechanisms linking sugar intake to diabetes, heart disease and cancer risk
  • Attendees will learn to critically assess the scientific literature with regard to sugar intake and onset of multiple diseases
  • Attendees will be able to enumerate lifestyle strategies that reduce the risk of major systemic diseases
  • Attendees will be able to list systemic and ocular diseases directly linked to the formation of irrversible glyco-protein aggregates (AGEs)
  • Systemic Disease (SD)