Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a prescription?

Yes, your primary doctor will give you a prescription to see the dietitian.  Please bring this prescription with you to your appointment with the dietitian.
 

Is there a cost for seeing the dietitian?

Some appointments may be covered by your insurance.  Costs can be discussed with the scheduling agent when you call to make your appointment.
 

Do I need to bring my child to the appointment?

Yes! You must bring your child to the dietitian appointment.  The dietitian will do a nutritionally focused physical exam and take your child’s height and weight.
 

Who else should come to the appointment?

Besides your child, any main care-taker of your child should join you.  For instance, a grandparent or nanny who is part of their daily care.
 

How long are the appointments?

An initial appointment will usually run 45 minutes to 1 hour.  Follow up appointments are generally 30 minutes.
 

Should I bring any paperwork?

Yes, please bring any lab work and records from outside physicians and therapists.
 

Where do I park?

Please use the visitors parking garage or Valet Park at the main entrance. View the Campus map and directions.
Contact Food and Nutrition
305-666-6511



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