Better Nutrition. Better Living.
The goal of the clinical nutritionists in the Clinical Nutrition Department
is provide comprehensive nutrition consultations services for patients,
both inpatient and outpatient.
Our Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Service is available to patients who
need a personal nutrition plan for diabetes and pre-diabetes, weight management,
high blood pressure, cancer, digestive diseases, and many other conditions.
For more information, call Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services at
To learn more about nutrition and your health, join us at one of our nutrition
classes held throughout the year.
8 Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
- You want to eat smarter. A RDN can help you sort through messages you see
and hear; learn how to read labels at the supermarket; learn that healthy
cooking does not cost more; learn how to eat out without ruining your
eating plan; and how to resist workplace temptations.
- You have diabetes, heart problems, high blood pressure, or kidney disease.
A RDN is part of your healthcare team, helping you safely change your
eating plan with tasty foods to improve your health.
- You have cancer and need help coping with the negative side effects of
treatment. A RDN can provide practical suggestions to help minimize your
discomfort and maintain your nutrition.
- You’re caring for an aging parent. A RDN can help with food or drug
interaction, proper hydration, special diets, and changing taste buds
as your parent ages.
- Your teenager has issues with food and healthy eating. A RDN can assist
with eating disorders such anorexia, bulimia, and obesity. *
- You have digestive problems. A RDN will work with you and your physician
to help fine-tune your diet to improve your symptoms.
- You need to gain or lose weight. A RDN can help you develop a personalized
plan to achieve your goals
- You’re pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to get pregnant. A RDN
can help make sure you get all the necessary nutrients to support a healthy
pregnancy and lactation.
*Nutrition counselling and Medical Nutrition Therapy for diagnosed eating
disorders will only be provided in collaboration with other members of
the client’s treatment team