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Nutrition Plus

Nutrition Plus offers dietitian-led fertility, pregnancy and infant workshops and personalised nutrition consultations delivered by a team of professional dietitians at numerous facilities around Australia and New Zealand. 

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Expert: Larissa Telfer

Larissa Telfer is an Accredited Practising Dietitian specialising in nutrition for fertility, pregnancy and early childhood. She represents Nutrition Plus and is also a qualified Diabetes Educator, providing her with unique and specialised skills in all aspects of managing Diabetes. Her clients include those with Type I, II, pre-diabetes or gestational diabetes, guiding them on how to optimise blood glucose levels during pregnancy to ensure the best health for mother and baby.


What you get by completing this session

  • 23 mins of CPD

    A 23 minute video lecture with presentation slide, you can stop and start anytime you like

  • Certificate of Completion

    Receive a certificate once you complete the session. Download this from your student dashboard or completion email

  • Easy CPD Documentation

    Fill out the CPD Documentation activity at the end of the session, receive a PDF summary of your CPD activity and reflection right to your email inbox to save or print out

What you'll learn in this expert session

Learning Objectives:

Dietitian Larissa Telfer presents an overview on hyperglycaemia with a nutrition focus. She touches on the causes of hyperglycaemia, in particular the higher consumption of carbohydrates and how different carbohydrates affect blood sugar levels (glycemic index). She outlines how the modification of diet and eating patterns can help maintain blood sugar levels and the significance of limiting unhealthy foods.

  • Understand Hyperglycaemia and its symptoms
  • Describe the causes of Hyperglycaemia 
  • Explain the complications if Hyperglycaemia is left untreated 
  • Assess the diet history of the patient and outline a new diet structure
  • Understand that the HCP and patient need to work together to make changes on the management and implementation on an individualised program may help to elicit positive outcomes

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Lecture

    • Dietary Tips for Reducing Hyperglycaemia (23 mins of CPD)

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