DIFM Registered Dietitians

Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine is a medical organization dedicated to Dietetics. Doctors and practitioners associated with DIFM have special training and skill in assessing, diagnosing, and treating dietary and nutritional problems. Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine members perform nutritional counseling for people who wish to lose weight, have an eating disorder, need a customized diet for health reasons, experience food allergies or intolerances, suffer a digestive disorder, or wish to improve athletic ability. Dietetics is a medical specialty focused on the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many DIFM members include anorexia, bulimia, diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, acid reflux, cancer, obesity, pregnancy, food allergy and intolerance, and celiac disease. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by DIFM healthcare providers include creating exclusion diet plans, advising patients on supplement use, creating specialized diet plans for diabetic patients, offering patient and parental nutrition education, prescribing some types of medication, and referring patients to other specialists as needed.

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DIFM Functional Medicine Doctors

Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine is a medical organization dedicated to Functional Medicine. Doctors and practitioners associated with DIFM have special training and skill in addressing the underlying cause of disease using a patient-centered focus on overall wellness to treat root causes of disease instead of focusing on symptom resolution alone. Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine members perform physical exams, diagnostic testing, integrative medical techniques like acupuncture, acupressure, medical massage, and nutritional guidance, and medication prescription. Functional Medicine is a branch of medicine that users a patient-centered technique designed to determine specific treatment based on each patient's unique lifestyle, environment, genetics, and medical history. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many DIFM members include acute disease like throat, ear, and sinus infections, skin rashes, acid reflux, bronchitis, hormonal imbalance, erectile dysfunction (ED), vaginal dryness, urinary tract infection, common wounds and injuries, and chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, hypertension, high blood pressure, obesity, back pain, arthritis, anxiety, and recurring pain in the neck, knee, elbow, and hip. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by DIFM healthcare providers include physical examination, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, and CT imaging, blood and urine testing, tissue biopsy, hormone level testing, acupuncture, acupressure, medical massage, cupping, cryotherapy, aromatherapy, and many other integrative medical procedures that make up a whole treatment plan drawn from a wide variety of medical practices.

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