MySmartRD.com is a website designed for patients and healthcare providers that are interested in finding reliable information on health, nutrition, diabetes and exercise. Some resources include brief summaries and easy-to-understand tips while web links are directed to reputable sites for more in-depth information and handy tools. Visitors with special concerns can connect with others that have similar problems for support and peer assistance.
Dieititians and other health educators participate as website contributors and utilize the site as their own for education and practice purposes. Email accounts are also available to share with patients and colleagues.
Chuck Newcomb, MS, RDN, DCES is a consulting dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator who has been or is currently working with healthcare companies, medical equipment companies, home health, senior nutrition programs, hospitals, nursing homes, subacute care, psychiatric health, residential care, kidney dialysis, WIC programs, correctional facilities and medical clinics in the California Central Valley, Central Coast and the San Francisco Bay Area. He does private counseling and works in leadership roles with dietetic and diabetes organizations. As a nutrition consultant he is involved with patient care, quality management and performs health and regulatory inspections.
Mr. Newcomb has a Master of Science in nutrition from New York University and completed his dietetic internship at The Bronx VA Medical Center. He has taught college and was a preceptor for a dietetic internship and medical clinic in Fresno. He is trained in Neural Linguistic Program Training with Tony Robbins, has run five marathons, numerous half marathons, has completed a century bicycle race for MS, backpacked the John Muir Trail in the Sierra Nevada mountains is an avid cross-country and Alpine skier.