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Frankly Speaking CME 120

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Artificial Sweeteners and Postmenopausal Women - Is there an Increased Risk for Stroke and CVD Events? - Frankly Speaking EP 120Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

In a recent study of postmenopausal women in the WHI Observational Study who consumed > 2 ASB per day, there appeared to be an association between increased intake of ASB with increased risk of ischemic stroke, CVD, and all cause mortality. Join us as we discuss these findings, what it adds to our knowledge about ASB, and potential strategies to apply this new evidence into your practice.

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Release Date: 5/13/2019

Expiration Date: 5/10/2022

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the recent findings by the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) about the potential association between high intake of artificially sweetened beverages (ASB) in post-menopausal women and ischemic stroke and CVD events
  • Discuss implications of the WHI’s findings on care of menopausal women
  • Identify strategies for applying this evidence to practice 

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Frank J. Domino, MD

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Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C

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Artificial Sweeteners and Postmenopausal Women - Is there an Increased Risk for Stroke and CVD Events? - Frankly Speaking EP 120

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