Nutrition Counseling


Nutrition Counseling: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Friday appointments arranged with the dietitian
Olin Wing -- Ground Floor -- Room G-261
Registration -- fax -- 618.463.7197
Outpatient Diabetes Management Center -- fax -- 618.433.7904
  • Call 618.463.7647 for individual or group class sign-ups
  • Nutrition counseling classes with a dietitian are in the Olin Wing, ground floor, room G-261; accessible to handicap parking and valet services
  • Referrals and prescriptions are required for nutrition counseling sessions; laboratory results and medication lists will help us plan your sessions
  • All patients must register 30 minutes prior to the nutrition counseling session
  • Individual nutrition counseling with a dietitian is 60 minutes
  • Follow-up nutrition counseling with a dietitian is 30 minutes; these are recommended four weeks following the initial diet instruction
  • Additional follow-ups are necessary every six months; this is usually recommended for patients with diabetes
  • Group diabetes classes are available
  • To comply with the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Diabetes Association, we provide carbohydrate counting and exchange education; this includes hands-on demonstrations, label reading and other interactive activities
  • Follow-up notes regarding the nutrition counseling session with a dietitian and goals set by the patient are sent to participants' physicians