Dietetics

Nutritional consultation – SZO

Nutritional consultation – SZO

We provide advice to sick and healthy patients on all aspects of nutrition and focus on the latest evidence-based nutritional guidelines. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services.

Activities

  • Supporting medical treatments and symptoms and minimising nutrition-related risk factors through targeted nutritional measures
  • Looking after patients with special diets and organising home care services
  • Involvement in interdisciplinary studies, running training sessions and giving talks
  • Training students at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, Nutrition and Dietics
  • ndividual consultation for all groups of people
  • Group courses for overweight young people/adults, cardiovascular rehabilitation, carbohydrate evaluation courses

Our consultations primarily cover the following nutritional issues and should be covered by the health insurance fund (basic cover) with a medical prescription:

  • Metabolic disorders (such as diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes)
  • Adiposities (body mass index over 30)
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Digestive disorders
  • Kidney disease
  • Malnutrition and nutritional deficiencies
  • Food allergies or allergic reactions to nutritional elements

Additional consultation issues which may not be covered by the health insurance fund:

  • Sports nutrition
  • Nutritional issues for healthy people
  • Vegetarian/ vegan diets
  • Overweight children
Duration of consultation

approx. 30 – 45 mins

Medical prescription
  • Issued by family doctor
    (a prescription comprises max. 6 consultations)
Cost for consultation if consultation not covered by health insurance fund
1st consultationFr. 84.20
2nd – 6th consultationFr. 65.45 per consultation
From 7th consultationFr. 54.40 per consultation
Working hours
  • Monday to Friday: 0800 – 1630

Organisation

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