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Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition Counseling

Registered dietitians at Lakeland Nutrition Counseling work with you to manage a variety of diseases
through medical nutrition therapy. Our registered dietitians are trained and experienced in creating a customized nutrition plan to help you reach your best health. 

Dietitians

Medical nutrition therapy can help you:

  • Reach and maintain your peak health
  • Decrease doctor visits and hospitalizations
  • Reduce prescription drug costs

Our Staff

Registered dietitians (RDs) hold degrees in science, with an emphasis on dietetics and nutrition. Many RDs also hold advanced degrees, and some have additional certifications in specialized areas of practice such as weight management, diabetes education, and pediatric or renal nutrition. Our staff is trained to assess your eating patterns and provide you with the best possible nutrition care.

Make an Appointment

A doctor’s referral is not required. To schedule an appointment, call (269) 556-2868

Locations: 

Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph
3900 Hollywood Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Lakeland Hospital, Niles
31 N. St. Joseph Avenue
Niles, MI 49120

Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet
400 Medical Park Drive, Suite #200
Watervliet, MI 49098

Comprehensive Weight Loss Center

Medical weight loss, medical fitness, and bariatric surgery programs are available through the Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center. For more information, call (269) 687-4673

Insurance and Billing

Medicare covers medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for diabetes and non-dialysis kidney disease. Many private health plans also cover MNT for diagnoses such as diabetes, kidney disease, and heart disease. Contact your insurer if you have questions about your coverage. Insurance will be billed for patients with insurance coverage for nutrition counseling. Payment is expected at the time of service for patients with no insurance coverage for nutrition counseling. Financial assistance may be available.



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