Frequently Asked Questions

The goal at NutritionECW.com is to create, build and manage nutrition plans for our patients.
We provide comprehensive nutrition assessment, creating plans that best meet our patients' needs and lifestyles.
Treatment Plan are provided in Spanish or English and culturally adapted.

What is a Registered Dietitian?
A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert who has met the minumum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the credential "RD"
A Registered Dietitian (
RD) provides Medical Nutrition Therapy to patients with medical problems affected by or contributing to nutritional status. This includes the assessment of a patient's medical history, personal preferences, habits, and lifestyle; nutritional treatment, and evaluation. Personalized education sessions are provided for enhancing nutrition status and for disease prevention.

Which population is treated?
Kids, Adults and Pregant women with Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, Gastrointestinal problems and Weight Management issues (obesity, overweight, unintentional weight loss, etc.)
Nutrition counseling is provided for healthy people who want improve their
wellness.

Which services are provided?
- One-to-one counseling
- Comprehensive Nutrition Assessment/ Follow-up monitoring, evaluating status.
- Body Composition Study with
Bioelectrical Impedance Analyzer. Pease see "limitations for this study"
- Nutrition Intake Analysis as needed (24hs recall, Dietary food log, and others).
- Patient and Family Education. Patient and family education on specialized and therapeutic diets, specialized formula preparation or home nutrition support, as needed.
- Nutrition support recommendations for the management of children with home tube feeding
- Work with patient's primary physician or gastroenterologist as needed, to manage nutritional recommendations and answer nutrition management questions as they arise.

What to expect during the consultation? Click on, What to expect during the consultation

What is a Biomedical Impedance Analyzer?
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) is considered one of the most reliable and accessible methods of screening body fat. BIA measures the impedance or resistance to the signal as it travels through the water that is found in muscle and fat.

Does my Insurance cover medical Nutrition Therapy? How much cost an RD visit?
Insurance coverage for Medical Nutrition Therapy is dependent upon the insurance company as well as your insurance plan.
For more information, Click on New Patient and Fees and Discount Packages

How do I get help to find out my health care coverage and explanation of benefits?
To get the information you need about a your coverage, please contact the customer service department at your health plan through the phone number located on your member ID card, or in your enrollment materials.

These are key questions to ask:
1 *
Do they accept the codes we use for medical nutrition therapy is 97802, 97803 and 97804?
If no, what codes are acceptable codes for nutrition counseling? List them .....

2 *
Does the plan covers for the specific reason or diagnosis you plan to be seen by our office?
For example if you are overweight or obese, will it be covered? Only Medical Conditions?

3 * If they cover the above,
how many visits per year do they allow?

For classes, talks, presentations and support groups, click on classes, talks.
For having Mrs. Wilkinson as
a Nutrition Consultant on your practice, fill the CONTACT ME form.

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678-407-2159
Fax 678-288-8234
(Spanish-English)
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Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist serving Atlanta, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Duluth, Lawrenceville - Georgia
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