The Role of Dietitian
Reasons to refer a patient to a registered dietitian:
- Many diseases and their complications and effects can be prevented or minimized with timely and effective dietary and lifestyle interventions.
- It is cost-effective to prevent and treat diet and nutrition related diseases by medical nutrition therapy services provided by dietitians.
- Weight management, which is a treatment that a registered dietitian is highly skilled at performing, is the key to prevent multiple diseases and reduce the burden to patients’ health.
Please click here for the referral form