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General Information/Questions

Barton Nutrition Services
2170 South Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone:  530.543.5824
Fax:  530.543.5821

Email us at lnorton@bartonhealth.org

Registered Dietitians:

  • A Registered Dietitian (RD) provides reliable, objective advice and can separate facts from fads, healthy meals from dangerous diets, and knows how to translate the latest scientific findings into easy to understand nutrition information.

  • A Registered Dietitian has completed a minimum of four years of education and training in nutrition science at an accredited U.S. college or university; completed supervised practice; and has demonstrated that knowledge in a credentialing examination.

  • Registered Dietitians provide medical nutrition therapy, develop individual care plans for people with acute and long-term illness, and counsel in health promotion and disease prevention. A registered dietitian can provide you with the personal attention you deserve to create a diet and nutrition program just for you.

Conditions Managed by Nutrition Therapy:

Our Registered Dietitians can help you with managing the following medical conditions.
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  • Allergies

  • Cardiovascular disease prevention, Lipid management and Hypertension

  • Diabetes self-management

  • Digestive disorders

  • General nutrition and wellness

  • Gerontology-Aging


  • Maternal nutrition

  • Gestational diabetes

  • Oncology

  • Pediatric nutrition

  • Renal-Kidney disease (Pre-dialysis)

  • Sports nutrition

  • Vegetarian diets

  • Weight control

Making an Appointment:

Appointments are scheduled through the Nutrition Service Department by calling 530.543.5824.

On the day of your appointment, please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment and check in at the Registration Department at the main entrance of the hospital.

Important Notice Regarding Insurance Coverage

If your doctor refers you, medical nutrition therapy (MNT) may be covered by your medical insurance. It is the patient's responsibility to obtain pre-authorization for MNT. If you are pre-authorized we will bill your insurance company. However, the patient is responsible for all charges incurred including all co-pays and deductibles.

Payment plans are available for costs not covered by your insurance and fees paid in full at the time of service will receive a 5% discount.