Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Food and Nutrition Services
The Food and Nutrition Services department at Kaleida Health provides personalized nutrition education and counseling. We teach people the skills they need to manage their own nutrition care wisely.
Nutrition counseling can help to lower your chances for developing health problems. Adopting healthy lifestyle changes and improving your nutrition helps to reduce the risk factors that lead to illness.
EXPERTS AVAILABLE AT YOUR REQUEST
Registered dietitians offer professional guidance and instruction tailored to you specific needs. A physician’s referral is required.
A comprehensive nutrition assessment is completed. A nutrition care plan, based on what you are currently eating and what changes are needed to adopt a healthy lifestyle, is developed and discussed with you.
FOLLOW UP VISITS
When you return for follow up, your registered dietitian will measure your progress and review what you’ve learned about nutrition. We will make adjustments to your meal plan and provide additional information to help you keep up your healthy lifestyle.
NUTRITION COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE FOR:
- Cardiovascular disease (healthy heart)
- Cholesterol and saturated fat restriction
- Diabetes education
- Fat restriction
- General nutrition
- High fiber and fiber restrictions
- High protein and protein restrictions
- Oncology (cancer)
- Renal diet (Kidney Disease)
- Sodium restriction
- Weight control
Insurance/alternate payment options should be discussed with your Nutritional Counselor prior to your initial visit.
SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT
Nutrition counseling is available for individuals and families. After obtaining a referral from your physician call Buffalo General Medical Center at 859-2821 or Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital at 568-3664.