Nutrition and dietetics

A dietitian is a health professional who specialises in food and nutrition. Our dietitian can help give you expert advice on healthy eating.

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Nutrition and dietetics

A dietitian can help you to manage your health condition by providing you with advice on improving your wellbeing using food and nutrition.

Dietetics can assist you with:

  • managing your diabetes
  • maintaining a healthy weight
  • navigating the choices at the supermarket including label reading
  • using nutrition to help with gastrointestinal problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, coeliac disease or diverticulitis
  • eating well if you have heart disease
  • advice on nutrition if you are a vegetarian, need to stick to a budget, have osteoporosis or just want to feel healthier.

Eligibility

Public dietetics services are available to people who work, live or study in Latrobe City. We prioritise our services for people on low-medium incomes and holders of concession cards.

Private dietetics services are available for people with allied health MBS referrals, eligible DVA referrals and those with private health insurance.

Claims under TAC and WorkCover are not eligible.

Cost

Public clients

Concession card holders

  • $17.00 per consult

Non-concession card holders

  • $29.00 per consult
Private clients
  • Initial consultation $72.10
  • Standard consultation $65.70

Phone Latrobe Community Health Service on 1800 242 696 to discuss your situation