From the Welcome Desk at DPC – April: Making Recipe Substitutions

By Stephen C., Policy Assistant This week, I want to talk about dietary substitution. When someone gets diagnosed with kidney failure, it doesn’t mean it’s time to throw out all of those old recipes. There are plenty of ways to make any recipe renal friendly. When my father was first diagnosed, we tried to find […]

SNAP Challenge Update – How Did I Do?

By Hrant J., Executive Director A few weeks ago, I was asked to participate in the SNAP Challenge (details from the original post can be found here), with approximately 600 residents from my county. That meant spending no more than $5 a day on food this week, which is a little more than the amount […]

Food for Thought – December

By Tony B., Director of Research and Information I don’t know about all of you, but nothing puts me more in the holiday spirit than 60 degree weather in the Nation’s Capital. I am sure some of you are envious of our seasonally warm weather, just as I am jealous of places with snow. I […]

Food for Thought – October (Grapes and Pork Chops Together at Last)

By Tony B. Director of Research and Information For this month’s recipe I had a huge assist from the Campbell family. Stephen graciously shared a family favorite and I wanted to share it with all of you. I have adapted the recipe slightly from the original, but I believe that it will still be a […]

Preparing for the Unknown

By Tony B. Director of Research and Information First off, the picture of me is a race and not an epic flood survival shot. However, I think it is a good reminder that anything can happen. In honor of National Preparedness Month and as a follow up to our Patient Education Call on the 25th, […]