Nutrition ServicesRiverside Health System Registered Dietitians help transform the latest advancements in medical nutrition into practical tools that can improve your overall health and quality of life. We design our nutrition therapy sessions to meet your individual needs for recovery, disease management, and health.

Riverside Registered Dietitians:

  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Foods, Nutrition, and/or Exercise
  • Are registered by the American Dietetic Association
  • Are credentialed by the Commission of Dietetic Registration
  • May hold graduate degrees including Masters and PhD
  • May hold additional certifications such as Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) and Certificates of Adult Weight Management
  • Provide nutrition counseling and education for a wide range of medical diagnoses for all age ranges by using the nutrition care process of assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation
  • May counsel patients receiving enteral (tube feeding) and parenteral (intravenous feeding) nutrition support

Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Services are available a number of Riverside locations:

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
7516 Hospital Drive
Gloucester, VA 23061
(804) 693-8800

Individual and/or follow-up nutrition sessions are available for patients with diabetes, gestational diabetes, pre-renal, and cardiac concerns. One-hour initial sessions and 1/2-hour to one-hour follow-up sessions are available. Patients will gain knowledge on weight management, meal planning, portion control, snacking, reading food labels, and recipe modifications. A physician referral is needed prior to scheduling an appointment with the Registered Dietitian.

(804) 693-8865

Fee Information:
Individual, follow-up, and group sessions are $102 per hour

Bill Insurance:
Yes, insurance co-payments are due at the time of service

Riverside Endocrinology & Diabetes Specialists
11844 Rock Landing Drive, Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 534-5050

Diabetes Services at Riverside Endocrinology & Diabetes Specialists focus on diabetes wellness. Nutrition assessments and education are available for all ages and all diagnoses as well. Services are available Monday- Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) are available to teach blood glucose monitoring, insulin, medications, etc. to individuals as well as group classes.

(757) 534-5050 (Diabetes Services Option)

Fee Information:
Individual session for diabetic meal plan $112.50 per session
Counseling for non-diabetic is $102.00 per session

Bill Insurance:
Yes, insurance co-payments are due at the time of service

Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center
12650 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23602
(757) 875-7533

Services: Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center (RWFC) offers individual and group nutrition services, including weight management programs. Registered Dietitians onsite offer private individual nutrition services for weight management, diabetes, hypoglycemia, cancer, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, prenatal, eating disorders, sports nutrition, pediatrics, vegetarian, celiac disease and other special diets.

(757) 875-7525 for the Registered Dietitian

Fee Information:

  • Initial Session (1-hour) is: $60 for members and $80 for non-members
  • Discounted Two- and Four-Session packages are available
Bill Insurance:
Not currently

Riverside Tappahannock Nutrition Services
618 Hospital Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-3311

Outpatient Nutrition Services at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital offers individualized counseling to provide each patient with a highly personalized plan. Nutrition education is provided for the following: cardiac health, diabetes, weight loss/gain, renal, and GERD.

(804) 443-3311 Monday- Friday 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.: ask to speak to the Dietitian

Fee Information:
Individual, follow-up and group sessions are $102 per hour

Bill Insurance:
Yes, insurance co-payments are due at the time of service

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