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Nutrition Education and Counselling (Dietitians)

The following lists include some of the programs that are led by clinical dietitians. Please note that programs may vary by location. Please contact one of the locations listed below to learn more about programs offered in your area, the referral process and any additional bloodwork/test results and documentation that may be required.

The following group education programs may be offered in specific locations for the for nutrition management of:

  • Hyperlipidemia/high cholesterol
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Osteoporosis-low bone mass and deterioration of the bone tissue
  • Weight Management – Available at some locations if BMI > 27 with accompanying medical condition that can be improved with weight loss

Additional group education session may be available on a variety of nutrition related topics such as vegetarian eating, nutrition during pregnancy and healthy eating for all ages.

Individual counselling may be offered in specific locations for the for nutrition management of:

  • Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders - e.g.: Diverticular Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Liver Disease, Dumping Syndrome, Celiac Disease*, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diarrhea & Constipation.
  • Low Body Weight or Unexplained Weight Loss: Low Body Weight < 18.5 and/or significant weight loss.
  • Disordered Eating and/or Body Image - Eating disorders or abnormal eating behaviours that are disruptive to normal life.
  • Diabetes

Individual counselling related to the nutritional management of kidney stones, nutrient deficiencies, low blood glucose (sugar), as well as maternal and pediatric conditions may be offered in limited locations.

Accessing this Clinic, Program or Service

sun Jun 16 Closed
mon Jun 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Jun 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Jun 19 Closed
thu Jun 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Jun 21 Closed
sat Jun 22 Closed

Contact

  • Outpatinet Clinical Nutrition Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 2119
  • Inpatinet Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 2117
  • Diabetes Clinic Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 4700
  • Orthopedic Assessment Unit Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 1194.
sun Jun 16 Unavailable
mon Jun 17 Unavailable
tue Jun 18 Unavailable
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jun 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Jun 21 Unavailable
sat Jun 22 Unavailable

Referral form (Hyperlipidemia and Weight Management classes only)

Contact:
Fax - 465-8597 

sun Jun 16 Unavailable
mon Jun 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Jun 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jun 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Jun 22 Unavailable

A primary care provider's referral is not required for this service at this location.

Contact

Tel: (902) 893-5528

277 Pleasant Street, Suite 205
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4G8
Fax - 902-465-8597

Referral form

A primary care provider's referral is not required for this service at this location.

Contact

Tel: (902) 634-8807x3210 

sun Jun 16 Unavailable
mon Jun 17 Unavailable
tue Jun 18 Unavailable
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jun 20 Unavailable
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Jun 22 Unavailable

Contact

Tel: 902-657-3523x3

sun Jun 16 Unavailable
mon Jun 17 Unavailable
tue Jun 18 Unavailable
wed Jun 19 Unavailable
thu Jun 20 Unavailable
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Jun 22 Unavailable

NCMH Primary Health Care Clinic
260 Church St.,
Pugwash, NS
B0K 1L0

Contact

Tel: 902-243-2521x6021

sun Jun 16 Closed
mon Jun 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Jun 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jun 20 Closed
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Jun 22 Closed

Pharmasave Building
158 Robert Angus Drive
Suite 700
Amherst, Nova Scotia
B4H 4R7

Contact

Tel: (902) 667-2853

A primary care provider's referral is not required for this service at this location.

Contact

Tel: (902) 354-3175

Contact

Tel: (902) 875-4144x2239

A primary care provider's referral is not required for this service at this location.

Contact

Tel: (902) 543-4604x2364

sun Jun 16 Unavailable
mon Jun 17 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
tue Jun 18 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
wed Jun 19 Unavailable
thu Jun 20 Unavailable
fri Jun 21 Unavailable
sat Jun 22 Unavailable

Contact

Tel: 902-485-2308

Referral form

Contact

Fax - 902-889-2470

Residencies and Internships

Nova Scotia Health - Central Zone, Dietetic Internship & Practicum Training Program

The NSH Central Zone, Dietetic Internship & Practicum Training Program is a 47 week graduate program commencing in the Fall. Proficiency in English is required.

This dietetic education program is...

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