Nutrition Counseling

ANHC provides nutrition education, guidance, and support to help our patients achieve their health goals.

Registered dietitian Tamara Deschaine, RDN, LD, CDCES, works closely with primary care providers to build a treatment plan that meets each patient's unique needs.


ANHC's nutrition services are available to all ANHC patients, including those living with the following conditions:

  • Diabetes and prediabetes

  • Food allergies and intolerances

  • Gastrointestinal disorders

  • High blood pressure

  • High cholesterol

  • Kidney disease

  • Weight gain or loss

Other services include:​

  • Meal planning assistance

  • Tips to eat healthfully while on a budget

  • Exercise recommendations

To make a Nutrition Services appointment:

  • Ask your provider for a referral to Nutrition Services.

  • Already have a referral? Call (907) 743-7200 to schedule an appointment.

Learn more about our Diabetes Prevention Program.

Tamara Deschaine, RDN, LD, CDCES


  • Bachelor's of Science in Dietetics, UAA



  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

  • Licensed Dietitian

  • Health Coach (American Council on Exercise)

  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Professional Affiliations

  • Board member, Alaska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Alaska Diabetes Coalition


Professional Interests

  • Diabetes care

  • Food access

  • Disease prevention through healthy eating


Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center

4951 Business Park Blvd

Anchorage AK 99503

Main: (907) 743-7200

Medical: (907) 743-7201

Dental: (907) 743-7202

Pharmacy Prescription Refill Line: (907) 743-7208

Medical Records fax: (907) 743-7255



ANHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233 (g)-(n).

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