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Samantha Carter, MS, RD, LD

Samantha Carter, MS, RD, LD



  • Samantha is a clinical registered dietitian nutritionist in Houston, Texas.
  • Samantha has worked in many clinical areas of nutrition including inpatient hospital care, outpatient diabetes, and renal/dialysis.
  • Samantha also writes articles for Davita Kidney Diet Blog that provides nutrition tips and education for individuals with chronic kidney disease.


Samantha started her career as an acute care dietitian in 2012. She has gained experience in many different disease states including diabetes, oncology, renal disease, and liver disease.

In 2017, Samantha found a passion in renal disease/dialysis and started a new career with Davita Kidney Care.


Samantha earned her master’s degree in nutrition from Louisiana Tech University, where she also completed her accredited dietetic internship.

Her internship gave her in-depth experience in clinical dietetics, community nutrition, nutrition research, and food service systems. She earned her registered dietitian credential (RD/RDN) in 2012.

A Word from Author

I believe your diet is more than a diet, it’s a lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle means not depriving yourself of anything you enjoy but taking time to add the right things to your life to give you the best quality of life.

This includes not only what you eat but your activity level, your mental health, and your support system.