GP West’s Dietitian – Katie Williams
Katie is an accredited practicing Dietitian, graduating from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Dietitians are professionals in all things dietary and can assist with all medical problems directly or indirectly related to diet. Dietitians are the only profession recognized by the Australian Government to provide evidenced-based nutrition services such as individual dietary assessments; individualized meal plans based on medical and social backgrounds; providing nutritional counselling, support and education.
Katie became a Dietitian as she has a strong interest in health and have a passion for helping people. Her favourite part of her job is seeing her patients reach their goals and make positive lifestyle changes. She also enjoys the social aspect of her job, which is getting to know her patients.
She can assist in all areas of nutrition but her main interests include:
- Weight management (both weight loss & malnutrition)
- Heart disease
- Diabetes management
- Food intolerance
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Chronic disease management
- Cancer patients undertaking chemotherapy