Good nutrition is a critical component of a healthy life.  At Duke Health & Fitness Center our experienced dietitians provide you with both the knowledge and support to help you maximize the health benefits of your daily nutritional choices.

Some of our areas of expertise include: 

  • Healthy and Sustainable Weight Loss
  • Diabetes (pre-diabetes, Type 1, Type 2 and gestational)
  • Heart Health (cholesterol, blood pressure, post cardiac event)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Eating Disorders:  Binge eating disorder, Anorexia nervosa, Bulemia
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Digestive issues
  • Vegetarianism/Plant Based Nutrition
  • Sports nutrition/athletic performance
  • Pregnancy Wellness
  • Post Bariatric Surgery Nutrition
  • Malnutrition and Unintential Weight Loss

Virtual Nutrition Offerings

Our Dietitian team is conducting virutal nutrition consults through telehealth (video or phone), as well as in-person appointments. Contact our nutrition team to learn more about potential coverage with your insurance plan for either type of visit. Call our nutrition office at 919-660-6656 or email Kara Mitchell at kara.mitchell@duke.edu to schedule a consult. 

Individual Nutrition Consultations

Our registered dietitians/nutritionists (RDNs) offer individual consultations to develop detailed nutrition prescriptions, based on your individual needs and goals.  Many health insurance plans cover nutrition consultations, and out-of-pocket options are available.    

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Meet Our Registered Dietitians/Nutritionists

Kara Mitchell MS, RDN/LDN, ACSM-RCEP, CDE

Jenni Biggs BS, RDN/LDN, CDE