Appointments

What to expect from and appointment with CIN

Integrative nutrition services are typically a referral based appointment made in conjunction with one of the members of your care team. Appointments may be scheduled by calling (858) 249-6890. Patients are asked to complete a 3-day food record and medication + supplement list prior to their first visit and may be found here, patient resources.  

Initial Appointments

  • Hour-long therapeutic encounter
  • Information collection is multi-factorial for in-depth understanding and assessment
  • Discussions include exploring your story and personal health goals, reviewing recent food logs (meals, snacks, beverages), inquiring about medical, family, social and wellness history, addressing any gastrointestinal or other ongoing symptoms, learning more about your physical activity through discussion and physical assessment, addressing medication and supplements regimens, and collection anthropometric data.
  • Partitions will also provide evidenced-based education and recommendations to address any hidden gaps in knowledge, build trust, encourage change behavior, shape self-efficacy and of course, answer and questions
  • Patients should be prepared for collaborative goal building that involved a whole body, whole life approach throughout treatment
  • Recommendations made to referring medical provider (testing, i.e. vit D lab or sleep study)
  • Follow-up appointment and lab or other testing instructions are provided to patient and the referring care team at the end of the appointment

Follow Up Appointments

  • Hour-long therapeutic encounter
  • Emphasis of treatment remains focused on deepening the therapeutic encounter
  • As results and symptoms change (or not), these appointments focus on reviewing lab or test results, new symptoms, changes, questions, other medical appointments or findings, updates to medication or supplement regimen, 24-hour dietary recall, weight changes, current gastrointestinal function, and any other questions or topics revealed during the appointment
  • Continued education is provided to continue the goal of elevating wellness.
  • Patients are encouraged to continue to be available for collaborative goal building that involved a whole body, whole life approach throughout treatment
  • Further recommendations, when appropriate, are shared with referring medical team (testing, i.e. vit D lab or sleep study)
  • Follow-up appointments and lab or other testing instructions are provided to patient and the referring care team at the end of the appointment

Make an Appointment

Appointments may be scheduled by calling (858) 249-6890.