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Miss Deborah Howland - Dietetics and nutrition

Miss Deborah Howland is a Dietician in Torquay, Devon.

Based at: Mount Stuart Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Gastroenterology including treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis), Coeliac disease, pancreatic disorders.
Extensive experience in advising and managing people on a low FODMAP diet (a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates used to treat bowel symptoms).

Obesity and healthy eating helping people to ensure that their diets are optimal for health and are nutritionally balanced.

General nutrition support (helping people to gain weight healthily).

Cystic Fibrosis

Oncology (with special interest in Head and Neck cancer)

Academic background

Qualified in 2004 at from London Metropolitan university with a degree in Human Nutrition and DIetetics.  Research work with The Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital with children with HIV.
Masters levels qualifications in Paediatric Dietetics, Nutrition Support (PENG course), and Head and Neck Cancer.
Advanced level training in Communication Skills and Leadership skills.

Professional Memberships

British Dietetic Association and appropriate specialist interest groups.
Various roles on the Oncology Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association, currently Communications Officer.