Skip to main content
Not Found
Digital Seminar

It’s All About the Food: Improving Diabetes Outcomes

Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RD, CDE, CSSD, LD/N
1 Hour 46 Minutes
Audio and Video
Dec 15, 2022
Product Code:
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Health care professionals often find themselves having to dispense recommendations about nutrition against a backdrop of rampant misinformation. Learn the latest guidelines about healthy eating with diabetes and which eating patterns are associated with the best outcomes.  Common misconceptions about meal planning for diabetes will be exposed and you’ll learn how to expertly address today’s hottest topics like keto and artificial sweeteners.


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 1.75 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 contact hours. Expires: 10/28/2025.

Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.5 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker

Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Occupational Therapists - Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants


PESI, Inc.  is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 06094. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at .175  CEUs Intermediate, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Occupational Therapists - Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 1.5​ continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Occupational Therapists - Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 1.5 self-study continuing education credits.

CE Broker

Physicians - Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 12/15/2022. It was last reviewed on 11/21/2022 and is valid until 11/21/2025.


Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.75 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RD, CDE, CSSD, LD/N's Profile

Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RD, CDE, CSSD, LD/N Related seminars and products

Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RD, CDE, CSSD, LD/N, is a dietitian and diabetes educator with over 25 years of experience providing services to people from all walks of life. He received his BS in Clinical Dietetics from Syracuse University and later returned to school to earn an MBA at the University of North Florida. He manages worksite wellness programs with an emphasis on diabetes self-management. He is a contributing worker to many local and national publications and has been featured on television and radio for helping people on their path towards improved health and well-being. Jon has also served as a consultant dietitian for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and is a Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Jon, who is also a person with diabetes, uses humor as a teaching tool and even works as a stand-up comedian in clubs throughout the state of Florida.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jonathan Vredenburg has an employment relationship with UF Health Jacksonville and receives a consulting fee from Insulet Corporation. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Jonathan Vredenburg is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

For a more detailed outline that includes times or durations of time, if needed, please contact


Visit our FAQ page at or contact us at


  1. Determine the key parameters for effective medical nutrition therapy in people with diabetes.
  2. Evaluate the metabolic impact of macronutrients on blood glucose levels.
  3. Analyze the use of various eating patterns on health outcomes in persons with diabetes.
  4. Assess the guidelines for weight management in diabetes.


  • Diet Tribes: Which Diet is Best for Diabetes?
    • Examining the evidence
  • Nutrient Know-How: How they impact blood sugar
    • Is there an ideal macronutrient ratio?
  • Hot topics: EXPOSED!
    • Misconceptions about meal planning
    • The use of artificial sweeteners
    • Role of carbohydrate in the overall diet
  • Locking in Behavior Change
    • Meal planning tips
    • Medical nutrition therapy guidelines
    • Common resources

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physicians


Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

PESI Mobile App

Access CE trainings on your phone or tablet through our free mobile app. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world’s best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

Please wait ...

Back to Top