How Your Patients Benefit When You Refer To Dietitian Karen Bishop

"MD's FREQUENTLY REFER PATIENTS To Me, Registered Dietitian KAREN BISHOP, RDN, LD for...

Truly Exceptional Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy For All Ages (Adults, Elderly, Teens, Children, Infants)


Every patient receives customized meal plans, recipes & no-cooking needed options, as well as guidance for family meal planning. I offer comprehensive functional medical nutrition therapy both in my office in Birmingham, Alabama (Cahaba Heights/Vestavia area) and by phone.  Because I also have a degree in exercise science (University of Alabama at Birmingham) I am able to offer exercise prescription that is appropriate to your patient's current health & fitness status. Conditions are listed in approximate order of frequency referred. For a more exhaustive list of conditions for which I provide nutritional care CLICK HERE.)


  • WEIGHT LOSS
  • FOOD ALLERGIES
  • ANEMIA
  • DIABETES (Type I and II)
  • DIABETES, GESTATIONAL
  • GERD
  • CACHEXIA
  • COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES - Such as Gastroporesis, Hyperglycemia Rebound, Diabetic Neuropathy, Retinopathy
  • HYPOGLYCEMIA
  • HEART DISEASE - Such as Congestive Heart Failure, Atherosclerosis, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • HYPERLIPIDEMIA
  • HYPERTENSION
  • GI ISSUES - such as Diverticulosis, Crohn's, IBS, Celiac, Gastritis
  • FAILURE TO THRIVE
  • FIBROMYALGIA
  • EATING DISORDERS
  • GALL BLADDER DISEASE
  • GASTRITIS
  • HYPERLIPIDEMIA
  • LIVER DISEASE - Hepatic Steatosis, Cirrhosis, Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • MALNUTRITION
  • UNDERWEIGHT
  • CHRONIC CONSTIPATION
  • SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION - Elevated CRP
  • OSTEOPENIA/OSTEOPOROSIS
  • PERINATAL NUTRITION
  • ANEMIA 
  • CANCER
  • HIV
  • KIDNEY STONES
  • CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
  • INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS
  • FIBROID RECURRENCES/IMPAIRED ESTROGEN METABOLISM


WELLNESS/PREVENTIVE NUTRITION:

  • Family Meal Planning
  • Perinatal Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Adolescent Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Diet

I look forward to helping you provide more comprehensive health care for your patients."


Karen Bishop, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

Registration ID #819088


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Karen Bishop, RDN, LD, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Functional Medicine Nutritionist, Holistic

Karen Bishop, RDN, LD, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Fitness Specialist