Food and Nutrition FAQ
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.
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