Yes, we do offer telehealth consultations with the same pricing as our regular in clinic consults. Telehealth consults can be completed via video (Zoom) or phone.
Can I claim anything back on Medicare?
Medicare rebates are available for patients with chronic conditions and complex care needs who have a ‘Enhanced Primary Care (EPC)’ program referral from their GP.
Do I need a referral?
No. You do not require a referral to see a dietitian.
What happens if I cheat on the diet?
The main aim of a low FODMAP diet is to achieve good symptom control. Occasional intake of FODMAPs may not induce symptoms when the overall load of FODMAPs is reduced. If you do experience gastrointestinal symptoms, return to a strict
Is this a life-time diet?
No the low FODMAP diet is not a life-time diet. You will follow a strict low FODMAP diet for 2-6 weeks and review your progress with a dietitian. The dietitian will then work with you to adapt your diet to
What are low FODMAP and high FODMAP diet foods?
Food Group HIGH FODMAP Foods LOW FODMAP Foods Vegetables Asparagus, artichokes, onions(all), leek, garlic, sugar snap peas, beetroot, Savoy cabbage, cauliflower, celery, sweet corn, mushrooms Alfalfa, bean sprouts, green beans, bok choy, capsicum, carrot, fresh herbs, choy sum, cucumber, lettuce,
What happens when FODMAPs are malabsorbed by the small intestine?
When we eat these FODMAP sugars and they are not completely absorbed in the small intestine, the sugars continue to move through to the large intestine where a large colony of bacteria is present. This bacteria then begins to ferment
What does FODMAP stand for?
F –FERMENTABLE – Fermentation: The process in which bacteria breakdown undigested carbohydrate to produce hydrogen and methane and carbon dioxide gases O -OLIGOSACCHARIDES – Fructans and Galacto-oligosaccharides (ex. Wheat, Rye, Barley, Onions, Garlic, Legumes) D -DISACCHARIDES – Lactose (ex. Milk, Yoghurt, Ice-Cream)