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Nutrition/Weight Management

About

What will the dietitian do?

The role of a dietitian is to work with you and your care team to provide you with the tools and resources to take control of your health.
 
At each session, your dietitian will:
  • Address your medical and nutrition history
  • Discuss your eating and nutrition habits and behaviors
  • Provide education for improving and/or maintaining nutrition practices to help meet your health care goals.
  • Develop a set of personalized goals. These goals take into account lifestyle, previous nutrition background and eating habits, financial concerns, readiness for change, and your own priorities.
In order to help maintain nutrition progress, your dietitian may encourage a return appointment. During this appointment, previous goals are reviewed and revised, new goals are established, and ongoing education is provided. 
 
These follow-up consults provide support while encouraging gradual change in your lifestyle that increases your long-term success.
 

How do I make an appointment to see a dietitian?

If you would like to make an appointment with the dietitian, please call the clinic location of your choice.
 
Once your insurance benefits have been verified, our scheduling team will contact you by phone to arrange an appointment at your convenience.
 

Does insurance cover the appointment?

Insurance coverage varies by carrier. Our Financial Counselors will contact your insurance company prior to your appointment to verify benefits.
 
We will contact you to explain your insurance benefits prior to your appointment. Some patients may be required to pay a deposit prior to their appointment.
 

What do I do if I have to cancel or change an appointment?

  • If you are unable to keep your scheduled office visit appointment, you must notify us 1 business day prior to your scheduled office visit time. You may be charged a $50 no show/cancellation/reschedule fee for insufficient notice for office visits.
  • The phone number to call for appointments or cancellations:

Team

Our two dietitians are passionate about educating patients to eat to feel good and fostering a healthy relationship with food.

Areas of Focus:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome/FODMAP Diet, Nutrition for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Diabetes, Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Chronic Dieting
Areas of Focus:
Digestive Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome/FODMAP Diet, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Nutrition for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Celiac Disease

First Appointment

Before your first session:

Check to make sure you are covered

Insurance coverage varies by carrier. Our Financial Counselors will contact your insurance company prior to your appointment to verify benefits.
We will contact you to explain your insurance benefits prior to your appointment. Some patients may be required to pay a deposit prior to their appointment.

Keep a food diary

You can find a food diary template here. Keep track of everything you eat or drink for at least 3 days before your appointment, including the amount and time consumed.

Complete the GI Nutrition questionnaire

This can be found here, and asks basic questions regarding your eating habits and health history.

Bring a list of supplements you take

 

At each session, your dietitian will:

  • Address your medical and nutrition history
  • Discuss your eating and nutrition habits and behaviors
  • Provide education for improving and/or maintaining nutrition practices to help meet your health care goals.
  • Develop a set of personalized goals. These goals take into account lifestyle, previous nutrition background and eating habits, financial concerns, readiness for change, and your own priorities.

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Our Approach

We use a medically developed diet program focused on nutrition, education, and building a healthier lifestyle to help you lose weight. Learn how to shop for food and cook nutritious recipes that will keep you full and feeling great.

Core Principals

The first source of energy your body consumes is sugar (simple and complex), meaning you may not be burning fat. Learn to live off your body's own fat reserves by restricting sugar until your weight loss goal is achieved.

Support Every Step of the Way

You’ll receive weekly one-on-one support from a personal nutrition coach, as well as daily video support online. Our weight loss method allows you to eat delicious foods and is easy to follow. Plus the results are predictable and measurable.

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