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Nutrition Counseling Center (Outpatient)

The Holy Cross Hospital Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Center helps clients make healthy choices for an improved lifestyle. At the center, the registered dietitian — who is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics— offers sound medical nutrition therapy to address patients' personal goals as they relate to all stages of life and various medical conditions. Our dietitian will work with you to develop a plan that addresses your particular needs.

Many of our clients are adults with prediabetes, Type 2 diabetes, or gestational diabetes who want to learn diabetes management skills to improve blood glucose levels.

Some clients have weight management goals, desiring to gain or lose weight. Other clients want advice on fat-controlled, low-cholesterol meal plans to reduce their risk of heart disease. Medical nutrition therapies are also available for cancer, kidney disease as well as stomach and intestinal disorders. People seek nutritional counseling for a variety of reasons, yet each patient has the same goal: to learn to make healthy food choices that will help enrich their lives and promote self-esteem.

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Location
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Our office is located in the Holy Cross Resource Center, at:

9805 Dameron Drive, Room 6
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Appointments are available in the morning, afternoon and evening.

To schedule an appointment at the Holy Cross Hospital Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Center, call us at 301-754-7848.

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Pre-Consultation
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Before your visit with the Nutrition Counseling Center, please print and complete our Nutrition Pre-Consultation Questionnaire.

To view our Notice of Privacy Practices, please refer to holycrosshealth.org/privacy-statement.

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How much will this cost?
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Please review our Guide to Inquiring About Insurance Coverage for Nutrition Services.

We participate with a variety of insurance providers, including:

Medicare
Aetna
Carefirst
BlueChoice
Tricare
Amerigroup (MCO)
UHC (including MAMSI/MDIPA/ OptimumChoice)
Cigna

Coverage for nutrition services will depend on your specific insurance plan. Please refer to our Guide to Inquiring About Insurance Coverage for Nutrition Services for guidance on determining your insurance coverage of nutrition counseling. 
 
If you choose to pay out of pocket, costs are as below:

One hour of counseling: $125
Half hour of counseling: $65

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