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Helping you achieve your goals
UW Health Nutrition and Wellness offers a variety of educational and counseling sessions for people who want to improve their health through better nutrition.
Good health starts with good nutrition
UW Health registered dietitians are available to help.
Nutrition Clinic appointments
UW Health dietitians will meet with you to review your usual eating patterns and habits and will work with you to set goals for better health.
Ask your primary care doctor about a referral for Nutrition Services
Call (608) 890-5500 to set up a Nutrition Clinic appointment
Specialty nutrition services
UW Health specialty clinics offer nutrition counseling for patients being seen for a wide variety of conditions, including cancer, diabetes, digestive health issues, heart issues, weight management, sports performance and rehabilitation, and many more. To access our specialty nutrition services:
If you're a patient at a UW Health specialty clinic, talk to your doctor or provider about nutrition services that are available.
Call your insurance company with questions about coverage. Please remember that some clinics require referrals and coverage will be determined by your insurance company.
Diabetes education classes
UW Health offers group diabetes education classes at both Madison clinics and in surrounding communities. We will assist you in finding a class location and time that works for you. If your group class does not work for you, a 1-on-1 session might be possible.
Things you need to know before attending classes
Fees are billed to your insurance and are subject to the conditions of your plan.
Always check with your insurance provider for coverage benefits.
It is recommended that you bring a family member or support person with you to diabetes education sessions
Lifestyle Change Program
Register for a class
The Lifestyle Change Programming at UW Health supports a Health At Every Size approach that looks internally for markers of lifestyle change which come through small steps towards achieving and maintaining a healthier lifestyle as it pertains to nutrition, activity, sleep and emotional and social well-being.
This program is a year-long commitment with weekly classes for the first 16 weeks followed by a transition period of every other week for the following 12 weeks. The final four months of the program require a monthly meeting. All meetings will be hosted virtually until UW Health approves community learners back on campus.
Connect with a certified Lifestyle Change coach
Engage with the PreventT2 curriculum to learn realistic strategies for improving everyday food choices, physical activity, sleep and well-being
Pursue lifestyle changes that promote changes in weight or body composition and prevent disease.
Join a support network with others on a path to better health
Gain access to an online platform where they can interact with each other and the program 24/7
View and register for a class
Enjoy cooking classes featuring healthy and family-friendly recipes led by UW Health nutritionists.
Request a presentation
UW Health nutrition experts can discuss the nutrition, wellness and sustainability topics at your next event. Our staff will work with you to determine the format that will work best for your needs.Request information