Nutrition Center

Whether you have specific health issues, or just want to feel and look your best, you've come to the right place. The Jefferson Health Nutrition Center in New Jersey has a program that's right for you. Our individual and group sessions are delivered by highly skilled and specially trained Registered Dietitians. In addition, many insurance companies provide coverage for these services.

Nutrition Center

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Jefferson Health offers a comprehensive Nutritional Counseling program, providing one-on-one consultation with a Registered Dietitian for children and adults in New Jersey who are either referred by their physician or taking steps on their own to improve their health. Nutritional Counseling is offered at locations in Washington Township, Cherry Hill, Stratford, Voorhees and Marlton, New Jersey, by appointment. 

The program provides support for:

  • Weight Loss and Maintenance
  • Heart Disease
  • Pregnancy and Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Oncology
  • Healthier Eating
  • Feeding Tubes
  • Wound Care 
  • Hypertension

Since each client’s health needs and concerns are different, Jefferson’s Nutritional Counseling program provides an individual, highly personalized plan. Nutrition instruction and recommended lifestyle changes include:

  • Analysis of Current Diet
  • Assessment of Nutritional Needs
  • Identification of Achievable Goals
  • Development of a Personalized Nutrition Plan

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 1-844-309-7708.

Diabetes Education

When you have diabetes, understanding and managing your diet are key to maintaining your good health. The expert staff at our Nutrition Center offer both group and individual nutrition education sessions to help you do just that. The program’s quality and success have been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Group Classes

Our three-class series will provide the tools you need to live well with diabetes. The classes are a great fit for those who are newly diagnosed and/or having difficulty managing their diabetes. Below is a summary of what you can expect from each class: 

  • Class 1: The Basics of Diabetes - risk factors, blood sugar goals, treating hypo/hyperglycemia and the benefits of exercise.
  • Class 2: Nutrition & Diet - carb counting, creating a healthy plate, a personalized meal plan and lifestyle management 
  • Class 3: Medications & Overall Care - foot care, medication review, stress management and goal setting

Individual Appointments

A one-on-one appointment with the staff will help address specific concerns you may have related to your diabetes, such as carb counting.

Insulin Pump Therapy

If you are currently on an insulin pump or interested in learning more about pump therapy, an appointment with our Certified Pump Trainer can help answer any questions you may have. We can also work with your Endocrinologist to help you begin/upgrade your insulin pump.

Pregnancy and Diabetes:

We provide specialized care for mothers-to-be who have:

  • Gestational diabetes 
  • Pre-existing Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes that is currently being treated 

Our dedicated, caring staff works closely with your healthcare team to provide diabetes care and nutritional counseling by showing the effects of food, exercise, stress, medications and other activities on glucose levels. 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 1-844-309-7708.