chapter  12
Special Issues
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Whenpatientspresentwithcomorbidconditionsofobesity,diabetes,pregnancy,lactoseintolerance,foodallergies,orhypoglycemia,itishelpfulif theprofessionalisknowledgeableaboutandsensitivetothecomplicationstheseconditionsmaybringtothetaskoffoodmanagement.Vegetarianism,increasinglyprevalentamongyoungwomenandadolescent girls,alsomustbereckonedwithwhenfoodplansaredesigned.