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Dietetic Gut Clinic

Once you have been diagnosed with Lactose Intolerance, your GP or Gastroenterologist may advise you to see a Gastrointestinal Dietitian at the Dietetic Gut Clinic. Management of Lactose Intolerance is one of the services our team has been offering to patients in Perth since the launch of our Gut Clinic in Nedlands and Murdoch.

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Lactose intolerance 

Lactose intolerance Diet

What is a lactose intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is a reaction after eating or drinking foods that contain lactose. Symptoms involve the gut and can include diarrhoea  nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain and/or bloating. These usually occur 30 to 120 minutes after lactose ingestion. 

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Lactose intolerance test Perth

How is lactose intolerance
diagnosed?

To diagnose lactose intolerance, the most common methods used include: ​​Hydrogen Breath Test (drinking oral lactose dose of 25-50 grams fasted) or  ​Trial of Lactose-free Diet ( two-week period)

Lactose Intolerance Diet Perth

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How can a Dietitian help?

Diet modification plays a key role once you have been diagnosed with lactose intolerance. A Gastrointestinal Dietitian will help to ensure a systematic approach is followed once diagnosed as well as making sure you are not missing out on any key nutrients once you have made changes to your new diet.

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Why Dietetic Gut Clinic for Lactose Intolerance?

The Dietetic Gut Clinic is a Perth based private practice with special focus on diet and gastrointestinal health and disease. 

We believe that Lactose Intolerances is best managed by gastrointestinal dietitian with an interest in that field. 

At Dietetic Gut Clinic our mission is to empower and support our patients, to take charge of their digestive condition and health in order to optimise their quality of life. 

We have clinics both north and south of the river which means that we are able to accommodate patients across the Perth metropolitan area, in addition to also providing Telehealth services.

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Rebates 

You may be eligible for a Medicare rebate for your dietary consultation. In order to receive a Medicare rebate, you must obtain a care plan from your GP. Medicare rebates can be processed in our office at the time of your consultation. Out of pocket expenses apply for dietitian consultations.