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September is Hunger Action Month

Focusing on Malnutrition in September

September is Spotlight on Malnutrition Month, a time to focus on increasing awareness of the severity of malnutrition in our country. Malnutrition is a serious condition in which RDNs play a vital role in diagnosing…Read More

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New Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nutrition for Patients with Kidney Disease

Nutrition plays an important role in maintaining healthy kidneys, the prevention of kidney disease, and also for those who have kidney disease and want to limit its progression. Up until the recent release of updated…Read More

National Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month, a great opportunity to raise awareness about the steps consumers can take to safely prepare food and protect themselves from foodborne illness. This is an issue that’s important…Read More

World Alzheimer's Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a time meant for focusing on Alzheimer’s research, awareness and prevention. Someone develops Alzheimer’s every 65 seconds in America, making this a critical month to rally support, raise funds for…Read More

Natural Disasters and the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s hurricane season—in the middle of a pandemic—which means emergency planning probably looks a little different for most health care facilities. Infection control and food safety should be the focuses of any new disaster plan,…Read More

COVID-19 + hurricane

Combining COVID-19 and a Weather Emergency: A Recipe for Disaster?

 Registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) have been helping acute and post acute care facilities navigate the stormy waters of COVID-19 for months. So, what happens when a weather emergency approaches a facility that is under COVID-19…Read More

Questions about Enteral Nutrition and Fat Malabsorption?

Join award winning dietitian, Dr. Jeanette Hasse, as she helps define nutrition treatment options! Earn 1.0 CPEU! Live Webinar Tuesday August 25 (2:00-3:00 PM EDT) – Recording available within a few days. Are you providing…Read More

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The Importance of Infection Control and Protecting Our Elders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Hurricane emergency planning

Hurricane Season: Emergency and Disaster Planning

Hurricanes can be a devastating force of destruction. Damage repairs often cost millions of dollars, and that’s just the beginning. Individuals who experience hurricanes often face physical harm or mental and emotional trauma. While we…Read More

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Latest News in Nutrition and Dietetics

The field of nutrition and dietetics is constantly adapting, and this rate of change has only been increased by the COVID-19 pandemic. This month, we’re featuring two recent articles to assist you in daily nutrition…Read More

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Latest COVID-19 Nutrition-Related Resources and Updates for August

As we continue to battle COVID-19, we want to thank all of our healthcare heroes who continue to sacrifice during this unprecedented time. Adjusting care to accommodate a pandemic brings many challenges, and we want…Read More

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Focus on Infection Control During National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month, and the need to ensure wellness has been drastically heightened in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This month, we’re focusing on the promotion of wellness through infection control. Below…Read More