PearlPoint Nutrition Educator Margaret Martin Featured in Beyond Blue Magazine

November 10, 2016

PearlPoint’s own Nutrition Educator, Margaret Martin, MS, RD, LDN, CDE is featured in the most recent addition of Beyond Blue magazine, published by Fight Colorectal Cancer. In an article titled “Top 10 List: Living with Colorectal Cancer,” Margaret provides nutrition tips for colorectal cancer survivors to manage side effects and improve well-being.

Margaret Martin is a Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist in the State of Tennessee as well as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Margaret graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science & Public Health from the University of Tennessee. With more than 10 years of experience in Clinical Nutrition, Margaret has also worked in the insurance industry with WellPoint Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield providing telephonic nutrition consultations, service assistance, and web-based nutrition education. In her free time Margaret volunteers with the American Lung Association’s annual “Lung Force Walk" in Middle Tennessee. She belongs to the Oncology Nutrition & Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

If you are a cancer patient or caregiver and would like to schedule a one-on-one nutrition consultation with Margaret, call (877) 467-1936 X 101 or email guidance@pearlpoint.org. Learn more about PearlPoint’s nutrition consultations here.

To learn more about colorectal cancer and nutrition, check out I Have Colorectal Cancer. What Should I Eat? on My PearlPoint.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, visit My PearlPoint to download the Colorectal Cancer Handbook, your ultimate guidebook through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.

Fight Colorectal Cancer is a community of activists who find it unacceptable that colorectal cancer – a preventable disease – is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.  Fight CRC is a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. known for prompting advocacy, education, and awareness of colorectal cancer.

The Beyond Blue magazine is a bi-annual publication from Fight CRC for patients and caregivers. It’s designed to share colorectal cancer news, offer first-hand advice for those living with the disease, tell the stories of others in the fight, and show patients and families that they’re not alone.

To read Margaret’s tips, download or order your copy of Beyond Blue magazine today!