Registered dietitians and exercise experts at RUSH provide evidence-based expertise and practical applications to meet your needs, help you to lose weight and learn to love a healthier lifestyle! Through better eating habits, we can help you:
- Lose & manage your weight
- Increase your energy
- Lower your blood cholesterol & blood pressure
- Manage your diabetes
- Pursue a healthier life
The Measure Up program is a holistic approach to equip and empower you in, not only weight loss, but in your pursuit of overall wellness! This program includes an initial metabolic and behavioral assessment followed by 9 follow-up sessions with your personal nutrition and wellness coach. It also includes admission to a gourmet cooking demonstration and access to our monthly newsletters. For more information on the Measure Up Program, click here.
In consultation with one of our registered dietitians, we can help you to analyze the nutrient and caloric contents of your current food intake; determine your nutritional requirements; provide the latest nutrition information; develop a personalized nutrition plan based on your needs and goals; and make program adjustments that allow for success.
This experience begins with a one-hour nutrition consultation with one of our qualified registered dietitians where we will assess your body composition and determine your energy requirements. Then, we will be able to develop a personalized nutrition plan and help you to set realistic goals.
Each 30-minute follow-up session registered dietitan will monitor your progress and adjust your plan for success.
For more information RUSH's Nutrition and Wellness Services see our brochure, or contact us by phone at (312) 942-5926.
Our Team of Registered Dietitians
Andrea Domas, MS, RD, LDN, CDE is a dietitian at the Nutrition and Wellness center. Specialty in nutrition for diabetes.
Cassie Vanderwall, MS, RD, LDN, CPT is a dietitian at the Nutrition and Wellness Center, Radiation-Oncology Clinic, Cancer and Integrative Medicine Program and Rush's Senior Care Center. Specialty in weight management and physical fitness.
Hale Deniz-Venturi, MS, RD, LDN, ATC/LAT, CSSD is a dietitian at the Nutrition and Wellness center. Specialty in bariatric surgery, weight management, sports nutrition, exercise physiology.
Heather Rasmussen, PhD, RD, LDN is a dietitian at Rush's Women's Heart Center. Specialty in nutrition for cardiovascular disease.
Kathy Keim, PhD, RD, LDN is a dietitian at the Employee Health and Wellness Center. Specialty in nutrition for diabetes.
Kristin Gustashaw, MS, RD, LDN, CSG is dietitian at various senior sites in the city and at the Nutrition and Wellness center. Specialty in geriatrics and general nutrition.