The Heart and Vascular Clinic of Northern Colorado is proud to offer
nutrition services. The clinic has two Registered Dietitians on
staff to help you with any nutrition questions or concerns you might have.
Both Dietitians are members of the American Dietetic Association and hold
Masters Degrees in the areas of Nutrition or Exercise Physiology.
What is a
A Registered Dietitian is a qualified nutrition
professional that has completed a bachelor's degree in human nutrition at
an accredited college/university and a pre-professional experience
program. These requirements are established by the Commission on
Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic
Association. RD's demonstrate their knowledge of food and nutrition
by successfully passing a national credentialing exam and by competing
ongoing continuing professional development.
Nutrition Services Include:
Individual Nutrition Counseling:
| Congestive Heart Failure|
| Weight Management|
| Sports Nutrition|
| Disordered Eating|
| Sodium Restriction|
| Prenatal Nutrition|
Computerized Nutrition Analysis:
A detailed analysis of your diet over a three-day period
Monthly classes offered to demonstrate easy ways to fix heart healthy
meals. Check our Cooking
Class page for the current class schedule.
Reimbursement and Cost
We are willing to work with your insurance company to
provide you with the correct information for billing. Reimbursement
will depend upon the diagnosis and treatment plan for each individual
We welcome any referrals from physicians. Successful
evaluation, counseling, education and overall treatment are dependent upon
a close interaction between patient, physician and staff.