Cyndi Cansler, MPH, RD, LD, CHES is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Certified Health Education Specialist. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri in 2012 with a degree in Medical Dietetics and completed her Masters of Public Health at Southern Illinois University in 2014.
Ms. Cansler provides nutrition education on a wide variety of topics including managing high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and weight loss. She discusses diet and exercise as well as prevention screenings and immunizations with each of my patients at their annual physical.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, commercial insurance now covers nutritional counseling for patients, usually without a copay or deductible. In general, healthy patients are covered as a preventative service. In some cases a diagnosis of diabetes or overweight/obesity may be required. Ms. Cansler is credentialed with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and United Healthcare.