Dietitians in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

The Dietitians in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (DPM&R) sub-unit is a resource for dietetic professionals providing MNT for people with loss of function due to illness, injury or surgery. The goals of rehabilitation are to reach and maintain the highest possible level of function and quality of life and prevent secondary complications. Nutrition has a strong role in achieving these goals. Services are provided in a variety of settings including acute hospitals, sub-acute rehabilitation facilities, skilled-care nursing homes, home health, clinics and private practice. There is great potential for research in nutrition for the variety of conditions treated in rehabilitation.

Conditions treated include: Dysphagia, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Sport Injuries, Amputation, Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary  Rehabilitation, Orthopedics - Joint Reconstruction, Wound Care and Parkinson’s

DPM&R strongly encourages MNPG DPG members to subscribe to our DPM&R Electronic Mailing List (EML). Please note that the DPM&R EML is a separate EML from the MNPG general EML. It is a great forum to network with colleagues, post questions, and share new research pertaining to the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. You can "opt in" to the DPM&R EML through your MNPG profile. 

Click here for DPMR resources. 

Gluten Intolerance Diseases

The Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Diseases (DIGID) sub-unit for members who are interested in celiac disease and other conditions requiring a gluten-free diet. Click here to join the DIGID email mailing list.

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

The Dietitians in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (DPM&R) sub-unit for members who are interested in the support, counseling, and education for physically impaired clientele. Click here to join the DPM&R email mailing list.

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Infectious Diseases Nutrition

The Infectious Diseases Nutrition (IDN) sub-unit which networks and shares information, collaborates, and advocates in order to positively impact people affected with infectious diseases. Click here to join the IDN email mailing list.

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Cystic Fibrosis
Nutrition

The Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition (CFN) for members who work with or are interested in patients living with cystic fibrosis. Click here to join the CFN email mailing list.

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