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405 RXR plaza 4th floor
Uniondale, New York

Steve Della Croce

With over 11 years of experience in the Nutrition & Wellness field, Stephen has specialized in kidney disease, weight management, diabetes, Vitamin-D and heart disease.  He has both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Nutrition Science from Brooklyn College and completed his Dietetic Internship at LIU. Past leadership positions include President of the Long Island Dietetic Association, Chair of the Greater NY Council on Renal Nutrition, and currently Vice-president of For Kidney Sake, inc.


President, Long Island Dietetic Association (Since 2013)
Chairperson, Council on Renal Nutrition of Greater NY (2007-2012), unanimously voted by executive committee to be promoted into chairperson role one year ahead of schedule.  Mineral/bone care manager, improved outcomes by 15% (Nephrocare).  Received Most Improved Anemia Management in Region award for 2006 as assistant anemia manager (Nephrocare).


Brooklyn, NY. USA


2005-07, Master of Science in Nutrition, Brooklyn College 2003-04, Dietetic Intern, Long Island University at CW Post 1995-6, 2001-3, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Brooklyn College


Registered Dietitian, RD 941648 NY State Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist, CDN 006034
Certified Health Coach, Villanova University 2013


Long Island Dietetic Association
Council on Renal Nutrition, National and Greater NY
National Kidney Foundation
Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics Renal Practice Group
Nutrition Entrepreneurs

Professional Experience

President, SDC Nutrition, PC (10/05-present)

Nutrition private practice focused on preventing kidney disease
75% of clients treated for diabetes, 25% for Chronic Kidney Disease
Certified health coach for Optavia
Clients have lost over 100lbs and not regained
Results include decreased need for medication related to diabetes, hypertension, statins, and thyroid
Public speaker for both professionals and general public
Health Coach / Managing Dietitian
Counsel patients with a focus on Managing chronic Kidney Disease, diabetes, hypertension, and related co-morbidities including obesity

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York NY 10/06-1/08

Nephrocare Inc, Brooklyn NY 9/04-10/06