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Plant Based Diets: The what, the why and the how

Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MOA - Maine
Paige Picard, DO
54 Minutes
Access till 12/31/2024 after purchase.


Session Objectives:

Participants will understand the difference between a standard American diet, a plant-based diet, and a vegan diet. Participants will gain confidence in counseling patients on plant-based diets and the various health benefits. Participants will learn how plant-based diets help treat and prevent acute & chronic diseases including: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and viral illnesses/COVID-19. Participants will learn simple strategies to eat more plants and where to direct patients for additional resources.

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

MOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be initially directed in writing to the MOA Executive Director by email to who will share them with the MOA's Program Committee. Grievances will receive a response within 30 days of receipt. If you do not receive a satisfactory response, you may notify the Council on Continuing Medical Education, AOA, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.



Paige Picard, DO's Profile

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Paige Picard is board certified in both Family Medicine
and Lifestyle Medicine; and currently works in the role as
Clinical Faculty Member at Central Maine Medical Center
Family Medicine Residency Program.

From 2018 to 2019 she personally adopted a plant-based
lifestyle, met the requirements for, and sat for the Lifestyle
Medicine Boards.

She has helped many families, friends, and patients
adopt plant-focused diets and uses social media to
share, inspire, and educate as many people as she can.
She currently lives in Winthrop with her husband and 3
small children, and together they are building a plantbased

Paige Picard, DO, and the MOA Planning Committee disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



Overall:      4.7

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