Dawn Saks, MS, RDN, CDE is a nutritionist in private practice in Manhattan and is a Registered Dietitian accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a nutrition consultant to physicians and patients specializing in wellness and the development of weight loss and weight management programs. Dawn provides nutrition counseling for patients with diabetes, heart disease, eating disorders, gastrointestinal disease, and other medical conditions.
Dawn frequently lectures and conducts workshops on nutrition-related topics. She has also been quoted as a nutrition expert in numerous local and national publications.
Dawn is also a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE), as recognized by the National Board for Diabetes Educators. She counsels patients who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. Dawn works closely with these patients to assess their needs, identify behavior goals, and educate them to manage their condition.
Dawn received a Master’s of Science degree in clinical nutrition from New York University, where she graduated with honors. She completed her dietetic residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Syracuse University. Dawn lives in Manhattan with her husband and two daughters.
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-Registered Dietitian
- New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist
- The Greater New York Dietetic Association
- National Board for Certified Diabetic Educators