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Upcoming Nutrition Events

  • Nutrition & Cancer: Separating Fact from Fiction

    Date: October 27, 2017

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Presenter: Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN
    Location: The Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center

    Date: January 24, 2018

    1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
    Presenter: Hillary Wright, Med, RD, LDN
    Location: The Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center

    Brain tumors and their associated treatments have the potential for a number of side effects such as fatigue, nausea and vomiting, to taste changes and difficulty swallowing. Engaging in healthy diet and nutrition habits can play an integral, complementary role with traditional cancer therapies and for the management of symptoms resulting from those treatments. Join us for an interactive webinar that focuses on strategies for optimal nutrition before, during and after cancer treatment. Hear from Hannah Dalpiaz, RD, LDN, CNSC, discuss foods that will help alleviate symptoms and side effects or those that can support optimal health, including certain diets and supplements.Webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the expert in question and answer session.

    Diabetes Prevention Class

    Every Wednesday

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Kessler Health Education Library
    Francis Street, Main Lobby (behind Information Desk)
    Boston, MA 02115
    If you have pre-diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes, you can do something about it. Studies have shown that people with pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes through changes to their lifestyle that include a healthy eating pattern, modest weight loss and regular exercise. This program is free to everyone.

    View events at the Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology satellite location