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Chronic Conditions

How a Dietitian can help

All our Dietitians are registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). According to the DAA, there is a distinction made between Dietitians and other occupations in the nutrition and food science field, including that of a nutritionist. Dietitians are qualified to provide a range of evidence based nutrition services, but in addition, they have the expertise to provide individual dietary counselling, medical nutrition therapy, group dietary therapy and food service management – particularly as this applies to the management of chronic conditions.

We provide dietary consultations for weight loss, weight gain, diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, cancer management, gastrointestinal disorders and food intolerances. Many of our clients are living with one or multiple chronic health conditions that can be well managed through sensible dietary adjustments.

Where to find us

Our Dietitians currently provide face-to-face consultations at the following locations, however, we will be adding other locations to meet the growing demand:

  • Forster Tuncurry Medical Centre (Forster)
  • Tobwabba Aboriginal Medical Service (Forster)
  • Pacific Palms Medical Centre (Blueys Beach)
  • Intalink Therapy Solutions (Taree)
  • Biripi Aboriginal Medical Service (Taree)
  • Access Health (Wingham)
  • Gloucester Medical Centre (Gloucester)
  • Bulahdelah Hospital (Bulahdelah)
  • Ochre Health Medical Centre (Tea Gardens)
  • Williams Valley Pharmacy (Dungog)
  • Grandstand Sports Injury Clinic (Merewether, Newcastle).

In addition, we offer Skype consultations and access to our online program, Gut Feelings, for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

How to make an appointment

All our Dietitians are registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia. We accept  clients referred under Medicare’s Team Care Arrangement (TCA) program, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Priority Allied Health Services (PAHS) program, and those who are self-referred.

Bookings can be made by calling 1300 652 620.

Referrals from your doctor can be faxed to 1300 654 885.