Neurology: Volume 94, Number 11, March 17, 2020 Exam #1 - Vegetarian diet and incidence of total, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke in 2 cohorts in Taiwan
About this course
- Released: 03/17/2020
- Expires: 03/17/2023
VEGETARIAN DIET AND INCIDENCE OF TOTAL, ISCHEMIC, AND HEMORRHAGIC STROKE IN 2 COHORTS IN TAIWAN
Upon completion of the article by Chiu et al, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss how serum levels of vitamin B12, homocysteine, and other laboratory assays differed between vegetarians and nonvegetarians in this study
- Describe the association between adherence to vegetarian diet and risk of ischemic stroke in the two patient cohorts analyzed in this study
- State the degree to which hemorrhagic stroke risk was lowered in vegetarians relative to nonvegetarians in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Chiu et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
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AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.