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Talk to Your Doctor

Ask your doctor for a referral to nutrition counseling at Virginia Hospital Center.

Nutrition Counseling

Nutritionist with patient pointing to computer with fruit on table

At Virginia Hospital Center, you'll find complete medical services for nutrition and weight management. Whether your health condition requires a specific diet or you just want to live a healthier life, ask our registered dietitian for expert guidance.


What's a Dietitian?

A registered dietitian uses nutrition science to make practical food choices for you. This health professional has the education and experience to design a healthy eating plan for your medical needs and personal preferences.

Take advantage of nutrition counseling for many situations, including:

If you have diabetes, you'll appreciate our specialized Outpatient Diabetes & Nutrition Program with medical nutrition therapy.


Your Appointment

Your initial visit may include:

  • Assessment of nutritional needs
  • Discussion of medical, weight and diet history
  • Review of lab test results
  • Individualized eating plan

Your primary care provider will receive a summary of your visit and nutrition plan.


Insurance & Payment

Payment is due at the time of service. Check with your insurance carrier to see if preauthorization is necessary or reimbursement is available.