The dietetics department at Heritage Valley Health System offers outpatient medical nutrition therapy, including individualized nutritional counseling.
Counseling, available at Heritage Valley Beaver; and at the Heritage Valley Health Center – Moon, 935 Thorn Run Road in Moon Township, is based on an analysis of each participant’s medical history, eating habits and lifestyle. A registered dietitian designs each plan to meet any special health needs, and participants are counseled on how to fit their meal plan into normal daily living.
Obtain a written prescription from your physician with your diagnosis or nutrition concern.
Schedule an appointment in advance. (Daytime, evening and Saturday hours are available.).
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
- Nutrition therapy for hypertension and high blood cholesterol
- Anorexia nervosa and bulimia
- Swallowing/chewing difficulties
- Behavior modification
- Nutrition evaluation
- Weight control
Meal plans to promote normal growth and development in children and teens
After each visit, a brief summary of your appointment is sent to your referring physician. Follow-up visits are scheduled as needed and/or requested by you or your physician.
Some insurance companies include nutrition counseling in their benefit package. Before your appointment, be sure to get the appropriate referral from your primary care physician. Your insurance provider will be billed, and you will be responsible for the balance of payment. If you have diabetes and private insurance in Pennsylvania, the insurer is required in most cases to cover medical nutrition therapy if prescribed by your physician.
To schedule an appointment, call 724.773.8365 or 412.299.1686.
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Heritage Valley Beaver
1000 Dutch Ridge Road
Beaver, PA 15009
Heritage Valley Health Center – Moon
935 Thorn Run Road. Suite 102
Moontownship, PA 15108
Community Health Services
3 Peartree Way
Beaver, PA 15009