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.