Registered Dietitian

Dale Batz is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Midwest Bariatric Institute and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During his 33 years of healthcare experience he has worked as a management consultant and adjunct professor of Nutrition at Purdue North Central. Currently, Dale educates preoperative and postoperative patients on improving diet and lifestyle habits, assisting them in attaining long term weight loss maintenance. Dale also co-leads the Bariatric Support Group. The most rewarding aspects of Dale's work are connecting with patients and earning their trust as a patient care provider.

"Ask a Dietitian"

"Ask the Dietitian" is a question and answer forum provided for educational purposes to encourage and promote healthier lifestyles. The service welcomes any and all questions related to healthy eating and nutrition.

The questions will be answered by our clinical dietitian in a timely manner. The "Ask a Dietitian" service cannot make specific medical diagnoses or treatment recommendations. For this information, please consult with your physician.

All submissions are considered confidential; however, your question and responses may be posted in sections of this Web site for educational purposes. Any names and other personal information will not be used. By posting a question to this site, you agree to allow the Franciscan Midwest Bariatric Institute the right to edit and post your questions as appropriate on this Web site.

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