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Amy Reed, MS, RD, CSP, LD

Parents have the responsibility to feed and nurture a child for 18 years and if we have more educational supports available to educate families on feeding maybe the rate of chronic disease will eventually decrease because we have treated it on the front end.  Registered Dietitians need to be leaders in teaching all families how to feed and nuture their children for a healthy future. It would be great if everyone were entitled to see a dietitian yearly (kind of like for a nutrition check-up) to see what is going well and what could be improved.  The way the current system works patients are referred to dietitians when there is a problem and it would be nice to have a more proactive approach.

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Julie Wallace, RDN, LD

After high school, I spent time working in a corporate finance office before returning to college for my BS in Dietetics. My first years as a RDN were spent working full-time hours, although I was PRN, in a 600 bed adult inpatient hospital. This opportunity allowed me to see patients on every unit, including heart failure and ICU, preparing me to work with such a special population.

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