30 minutes | May 16, 2019

Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC: Nutrition Quickchat

In this episode, registered dietitian at Cedars-Sinai, Kelly Issokson, gives a basic overview of the role of RDs in clinical practice, nutrition pearls, useful diets like low-FODMAP and EEN, and dispels some of the current snake oil being touted in the wellness space.    Intro :10 The interview :29 What is a registered dietitian (RD)?:31 Have you heard anything to suggest that additional nutrition education will be incorporated into medical school? 3:12 What trends are you’re seeing in patients that might not have much science-backed evidence behind them? 5:00 Why would someone tout the benefits of celery juice? 7:05 Is there something you wish your patients would do more of, or that you wish physicians would discuss with patients more? 7:45 Are there some patients for whom the keto diet is helpful? 10:16 What lab do you wish physicians would order more often? 12:10 Which supplement brands do you recommend for patients? 13:30 What labs are overused to determine nutritional status? 14:56 What about prealbumin? 16:15 What is your approach to assess nutritional status? 16:43 What is your role as a registered dietitian at Cedars Sinai? 17:41 What misconceptions exist of RDs in clinical practice? 20:02 Can you talk about the low-FODMAP and EEN diets? 22:00 When instituting the low-FODMAP diet, how do you handle patients with different cultural identities? 24:00 Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Cedars-Sinai. We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to guttalkpodcast@healio.com. Follow us on Twitter @HealioGastro @sameerkberry
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