This session explores the basics of nutrition and optimal nutrition for myotonic dystrophy. The discussion covers one of the most requested topics, dietary supplements, as well as energy optimization, weight gain/loss, and more. Ms. Kevern is introduced by New York Finger Lakes Region Support Group Facilitator Emily Jones.
Presented during the Community's Choice Track at the MDF 2020 Virtual Conference.
About the presenter:
Sara Kevern, RD, CNSC
Sara Kevern is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Support Specialist at Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. She joined the Neuromuscular team in 2019 to inaugurate and build nutrition services. She works as part of the multi-disciplinary clinic with both adult and pediatric patients to help optimize their nutrition. Sara completed her training at Ohio University and has been practicing as a clinical Registered Dietitian since 2011.