Questions

  • How long is each appointment? How frequently do I need to see the dietitian?

Initial assessments are one-hour long and follow-up visits are 30 minutes. Frequency of visits is determined during the initial visit. All nutrition packages and consultations expire one year from the date of purchase.

  • What is involved in the assessment?

A one-hour initial assessment allows the dietitian a chance to evaluate current eating habits, review current nutrition complaints, assist the client in goal setting and provide a recommendation for a plan of action.

  • What are your hours?

Services are provided by appointment only. Please call 940-898-2799 to schedule an appointment.

  • Who can use our services?

Services are for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Faculty, staff, alumni and military receive an additional 15% off non-student pricing.

  • What happens if school closes due to inclement weather and I have a scheduled appointment?

If campus is closed due to bad weather, the clinic will be closed as well and appointments will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

  • Where do I park?

Clients may park in the Visitors Lot (intersection of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive) and walk South on Bell to our clinic or may park on the street near the Human Development Building. To view the campus map, click here.

  • What if I have to cancel my appointment?

You must contact our office for cancelling services. A non-refundable cancellation fee may apply.

  • Can I pay online before my appointment?

Yes. Please click here to pay online using a credit card.

  • How should I prepare for my testing?

Cardiovascular Fitness (VO2 max) Test:

  • No exercise/workout the morning of testing
  • Come in fueled and hydrated—eat a meal or light snack at least 2 hours prior to testing
  • Come dressed in workout clothes and running shoes
  • Several areas on your chest and shoulders will be cleansed with alcohol and abrasive gauze, to prepare the skin for the electrodes. Men should shave their chest beforehand to ensure that the electrodes stay in place.

Bone Density and Body Composition (DXA):

  • Come dressed in workout clothes
  • Sports bra without underwire recommended for females
  • No metal objects can be worn (i.e. jewelry, buttons, zippers, etc.)
  • Inform the technician if you think you might be pregnant
  • You may eat and drink normally, however do not take any calcium supplements for at least 24 hours before exam

Resting Metabolic Rate Test (RMR):

  • Fasted 10 hours from food, exercise, caffeine and smoking
  • You can drink water and take any medications you normally take on a daily basis

*Advice from a Registered Dietitian is NOT a substitute for diagnosis by a medical doctor (MD). All adults should follow up with their primary physician at least annually for evaluation.