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Health Link Dietitian Service

 Location: Alberta Wide

Telephone service with dietitians available to answer nutrition questions.

The Health Link Dietitian Service provides a variety of services including:

  • Answering caller’s nutrition-related questions
  • Providing callers with nutrition education resources
  • Directing callers to credible online nutrition resources
  • Referring callers to community nutrition programs
  • Coordinating a referral for 1:1 nutrition counselling

The Health Link Dietitian Service covers a variety of nutrition-related topics including:

  • Healthy eating
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding or infant formula
  • Feeding your toddler or young child
  • Health conditions such as: Diabetes, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney disease, celiac disease, irritable bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatitis, cancer, obesity, malnutrition, long-COVID-19
  • Eating after discharge from hospital
  • Eating after surgery
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Digestive symptoms such as: Heart burn, constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting
  • Nutrition supplements to provide extra protein and calories
  • Vitamin and mineral supplements
  • Food allergies
  • Other

Contact Details

Alberta Wide

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Hours of Operation
24 hour service

811 is a 24/7 service. Dietitian callbacks are made during regular business hours.

Service Providers May Include
Service Access

If a patient has a nutrition question, they can call 811 and ask to talk to a dietitian or visit to complete a self-referral form. A dietitian will make 3 attempts to contact the patient.

  • The first attempt is made within 3 business days.
  • A second attempt is made within the first week.
  • A third attempt is made the following week.
  • One voicemail is left with a direct number to call the Health Link dietitian back.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services


Health Link

Also Known As
811 dietitian service