Poughkeepsie, NY-June 27, 2012—Digestive Disease Center of the Hudson Valley, the region’s leading Gastroenterology Group, has added a Certified Dietician to its team of healthcare providers.
Chandra Balusu, a New York State Certified Dietitian and Nutritionist with 35 years of experience, has joined Digestive Disease Center and is available for private, individual nutritional counseling.
Balusu, who writes a bi-weekly column on Food and Nutrition for The Poughkeepsie Journal and has published numerous articles in industry journals, specializes in the following:

  • Food allergies/food intolerances
  • Digestive disorders
  • Gluten intolerance (Celiac Disease)
  • Eating disorders (Anorexia/Bulimia)
  • Diabetes (hyoglycemia/hyperglycemia)
  • Weight Control
  • Heart health (high blood pressure, cardiac disease, high cholesterol)
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • General Nutrition, wellness and healthy eating
  • Gerontology Nutrition (nutrition for healthy aging)

Balusu has an MS Degree in Food, Nutrition and DIet Therapy from S.V. University in Tirupati, India and a BS Degree in Home Science from the Government College for Women in Guntur, India. She is fluent in Hindi and Telugu. Balusu is an active Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and an active board member of the Mid-Hudson Dietetic Association and is available to lecture on various dietary subjects within the community.
Balusu is available for appointments in the Digestive Disease Center’s Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Pleasant Valley locations. To schedule an appointment, call 845-452-9800. For more information, visit digestivediseaseny.com