Inpatient/Windows Café: Main Hospital, Ground Floor
Outpatient: Renaissance Building, 4th floor
Your physician may prescribe a therapeutic diet for you while you are in the hospital. A therapeutic diet is designed to help you get better by monitoring the types of foods you consume. With At Your Request (AYR) Room Service, our computers have been programmed to help filter out foods available for commonly prescribed diets. Your Room Service Operator can assist you with meal selection. If you are being discharged on a therapeutic diet, a dietitian is available by request to provide diet education.
Proper nutrition is crucial at all stages of life. Learning basic nutritional knowledge can significantly help to assure adequate intake of essential nutrients, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce the risk of illness. The Nutrition Counseling Center was established to help you with your pursuit for optimal nutritional health.
The Center provides client-centered medical nutrition therapy for a variety of medical conditions, including:
A physician referral or physician order with a diagnosis is required. Certain insurance plans may cover the cost of nutrition counseling, so check your individual insurance carrier. Services not covered by your insurance will be billed to you. Fees vary depending on the type of nutrition service provided.