Dietitian Outpatient Services

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Dietitian Outpatient Services

Joseph Brant Hospital offers an outpatient diet counselling program with Registered Dietitians (RD) who are specialized in treating a variety of health issues through a variety of diet-based treatments.

Please note that at this time we are unable to offer dietitian services when weight loss is the patient’s primary goal. 

*Please fax outpatient referral forms to 905.681.4879 (Ambulatory Care)


ADULT Outpatient Diet Counselling

  • Gastro Intestinal disorders/diseases (eg; IBS, Celiac’s, Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Cholecystitis, Pancreatitis, Anemia, Ostomies)
  • Heart healthy cholesterol & blood pressure
  • Renal Impairment
  • Liver Disease
  • Reactive Hypoglycemia
  • Food Intolerances/Allergies/Sensitivities
  • Failure to Thrive/requiring weight gain
  • COPD
  • Cancer via JBH Cancer Clinic (on site)
  • Heart Failure via JBH Heart Function Clinic (on site)


PAEDIATRIC Outpatient Diet Counselling

(ONLY for children over the age of one year):

  • GI disorders/diseases (as above)
  • Food Allergies/sensitivities/aversions/fussy eaters
  • Failure to Grow/Obesity
  • Diabetes Mellitus via JBH Paediatric Diabetes Clinic (as well as Gestational Diabetes Clinic)

For infants 0-12 months, please refer to a Paediatrician or MAC.


Specialized ADULT RD diet education & counselling

This includes health issues such as, Eating Disorders (Youth or Adult), Adult Diabetes Mellitus, or Adult Dialysis.  Please refer to the following programs:

  • Halton Eating Disorders Clinic Phone: 905-845-2571 ext. 4900, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville
  • Halton Diabetes Program Phone: 1-855-223-6847 (Mississauga Halton Referral Intake Service),  The Brant Centre, Burlington
  • Burlington Dialysis Centre Phone: 905-319-6572, JBH Wellness House, Lower level, 2160 Itabashi Way

NOTE: JBH inpatient RDs provide initial education, including insulin to carbohydrate counting. The Diabetes Program RD continues this education and follow-up in the community.


Specialized PAEDIATRIC RD diet education & counselling

This includes: Cleft Palate, Oncology, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Cystic Fibrosis, Tube-feeding, Renal, Seizure
disorders and infants.

 Please contact McMaster Children’s Hospital.

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