Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) April 02, 2013
Remuda Ranch’s Director of Primary Care and Nutrition, Lesley Williams, MD, will be a speaker at the 2013 Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference on April 11 – 13 in Austin, Texas at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Dr. Williams will present on Friday, April 12.
The title of Dr. Williams’ session is “Eating Disorders 2013: Diagnosis, Complications and Treatment Updates.” New updates in the DSMV eating disorder diagnoses, as well as the multiple medical complications associated with eating disorders will be discussed. The talk will also focus on medical and nutritional stabilization in an inpatient setting.
Dr. Williams received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and completed her Family Medicine residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Williams has worked full-time at Remuda since 2004. She is especially interested in the impact that eating disorders have on the body and the increased vulnerability to eating disorders that women experience at pivotal life changes.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, (TAND), is a not-for-profit professional organization of over 4,000 registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, and students in Texas. TAND members provide expert food and nutrition resources for Texans.
For more information and to register for this event, visit http://www.eatrighttexas.org/meetings/fnce_2013.asp.
Remuda Ranch is an industry leader in treating eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls through its inpatient, residential and partial-care programs. To learn more about Remuda Ranch’s work, contact an intake coordinator at 866-390-5100 or visit http://www.remudaranch.com.
Since 1990, Remuda Ranch has been a leading eating and co-occurring treatment center. In that time, over 10,000 women and girls have trusted their care to Remuda Ranch. Through
Remuda Ranch’s treatment approach and clinical excellence at its two state-of-the art locations in Wickenburg and Chandler Arizona, individualized treatment is offered by a multidiscipline team of psychiatrists, primary care providers, registered dietitians, therapists, psychologists and registered nurses that provided assistance and support 24 hours a day. Along with treating eating disorders, Remuda Ranch addresses co-occurring issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma. Remuda Ranch was acquired by The Meadows in 2012 and is accredited by The Joint Commission.