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What is a Dietitian?

Dietitians have a university degree in nutrition and dietetics and meet the registration criteria set by Dietitians Australia as an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). 

Like myself, we give advices on how to use food and/or supplements to achieve diet-related goals, e.g. weight management, muscle mass gain, blood glucose and cholesterol control etc.

Talk to us today to see how we can help you!

When might I see a dietitian?

Dietitians provide diet and nutrition advice for people of all ages.

They can be especially helpful if you have special dietary restrictions or requirements due to conditions such as:

Will my private health insurance cover Dietitian services?

Most private health funds cover visits to APDs in private practice.

Contact your insurer to see what's covered by your health insurance policy.

What is Medicare rebates? 

If you have a care plan from your GP, Medicare may provide a rebate for visits to APDs to help manage chronic health conditions. Your GP might write you a care plan to help manage:

  • arthritis

  • eating disorders

  • diabetes

  • kidney disease

  • heart disease

  • other chronic conditions 

The Medicare rebate is about $50. You will need to pay the gap between the APDs fee and the Medicare rebate.

The number of visits eligible for the rebate depends on your care plan.

Contact Medicare for details about rebates

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