Specialized nutritional consultation can be a supportive component
of recovery, disease management and overall wellness. Medical
Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is provided by a Registered Dietician
who develops individualized plans to meet each patient's needs.
Patient dietary consults are provided during hospital stays, and
nutritional education to help patients meet their health goals
is available through individual appointments.
The Registered Dietician
is available to provide dietary counseling, nutritional education
and behavior modification techniques to help patients make lifestyle
changes that promote improved health related to such conditions
as GI disorders, heart disease and heart health, kidney disease,
hypertension, weight management, cancer, diabetes, children’s
nutrition, nutrition for the elderly, pregnancy and breast feeding.
Dietary Consultation Services are available for both inpatients
patients and outpatients. For more information call (618) 327-2237.