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In the Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic, the team of dietitians works to provide recommendations to help your child achieve optimal nutritional health. We specialize in educating children with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, congenital hyperinsulinism, insulin resistance, lipid disorders, and a range of other endocrine related issues.
Dietitian Services in the Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic include medical nutrition therapy for:
If you are looking for further information related to diabetes, failure to thrive and metabolic syndrome, please visit our endocrinology educational resources page, American Heart Association's nutrition center, American Heart Association's dietary recommendations for healthy children and the food and fitness section of Diabetes.org.
To contact your dietitians, please call 682-885-7960.
The recipes below are safe for all healthy children and adults. They are low in calories, sodium, and carbohydrate and can fit into an overall well-balanced diet. For specific recommendations on the right amount of calories, protein, carbohydrate and fat for YOUR child, always contact your dietitian or doctor. The recipes below are not meant to replace the medical advice of your doctor or nutritional advice of your dietitian.
Identifying and counting carbohydrate foods
Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 2 Tostadas
Time: 20 minutes
Makes 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast
Don't have buttermilk? Make your own by adding 1½ teaspoons white vinegar to a measuring cup, then adding enough 1% or skim milk to make ½ cup total. Stir and let sit 5 minutes before using.
Time: 15 minutes
Makes 1 serving
Serving size: 2 tacos