Nutrition Services

nutrition services

Children's Nutrition

MUSC Registered Dietitians... How May We Serve You?

Are you looking for a nutrition expert to help your child?

MUSC has Registered Dietitians (RDs) who specialize in diabetes, metabolic disorders, heart health, obesity, cystic fibrosis, and the ketogenic diet for seizures.

  • The MUSC Pediatric Endocrine Clinic offers children with diabetes or other metabolic disorders a specialty trained Certified Diabetes Educator who provides nutrition counseling, meal planning, and carbohydrate counting instruction.
  • The MUSC Pediatric Heart Health Program is a family-centered and lifestyle-oriented program that provides individualized nutrition counseling, group sessions and fitness for any child or teen with abnormal weight gain. 
    • For more information and to make an appointment, call 843-792-7984
    • Please read the Heart Health Flyer for details about the program
  • The MUSC Cystic Fibrosis Center is a full-service center for the patients with Cystic Fibrosis and their families.  A Registered Dietitian provides individualized nutritional counseling and education to meet the unique needs of adults and children with cystic fibrosis.
    • For more information and to make an appointment, call 843-792-0370 or visit their web page
  • The MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Program offers advanced diagnostics, multidisciplinary planning and a dedicated Registered Dietitian who helps design the ketogenic diet used as part of the medical treatment plan for epilepsy. Your appointment will be in the neurology clinic in Rutledge Tower.
    • Listen to Lauren Whiteside, RD, CSP, LD give an overview of the ketogenic diet- a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that is used to treat difficult to control epilepsy.
    • For more information and to make an appointment, call 843-792-3307 and ask to be scheduled with the pediatric neurology dietitian.

Visit our Ask a Dietitian page to ask one of MUSC's Registered Dietitians your nutrition questions.


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