Danielle Karsies, MS, RDN,CSO is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) who works to optimize the nutritional status and quality of life of those living with ALS. She helps address ALS symptoms that hinder adequate oral intake such as chewing and/or swallowing difficulty, hand or limb weakness, lack of appetite and constipation to ensure proper nutrition to maintain weight. She has 19 year’s experience as an RDN in a variety of areas including ALS, oncology, inborn errors of metabolism and cardiology. She has a master’s degree in human nutrition from Eastern Michigan University, a bachelor’s degree of science from Michigan State University, and completed her didactic internship at Michigan Medicine. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) and AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor.