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.

Nutrition Counseling

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