Proper nutrition plays an important role in treating and preventing a number of medical conditions. Our Registered Dietitians Nutritionists (RDNs) can help patients develop a diet customized to fit their specific needs.
Wise Health System offers nutrition education and counseling on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Nutrition education and counseling can be a valuable tool to help manage a number of conditions, such as:
- Gestational Diabetes
- Kidney Disease
- Celiac Disease
- Gastrointestinal Disorders
- Heart Disease
- Food Allergies/Intolerances
A dietitian also can help patients develop a plan for:
- Weight Loss
- Weight Gain
- Sports Performance
Clinical RDNs monitor, assess, and optimize a patient’s nutrition status based on their current medical condition and/or nutrition adequacy. They converse with physicians and other healthcare professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs and make recommendations for tube feedings, intravenous feedings, and/or dietary supplements.
Clinical dietitians teach patients how to make nutritionally sound food choices to speed the recovery process, prevent disease, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Contact the Inpatient/Clinical Dietitian Office at (940) 626-1321.
RDNs are fully trained to design individual nutritional therapies that address specific health issues. They educate patients on a variety of nutrition topics, such as:
- Cardiovascular health
- Food allergies
- Celiac disease
- Weight management
- Chronic kidney disease
- Gastrointestinal conditions
- Food/drug interactions
- Proper hydration
- Athletic performance
- Dispelling nutrition myths
RDNs take into consideration personal preferences, education level, religious and cultural differences, medical history, and lifestyle.
Please contact an outpatient dietitian at (940) 626-2474 to schedule an appointment.
Outpatient dietitian visits require a physician’s referral. Referrals must be faxed to (940) 626-1316.
For questions or concerns, please contact the Director of Nutrition Services at (940) 626-1260.