Bartlett Regional Hospital's registered dietitian nutritionists are important members of your healthcare team. These experienced professionals work in the treatment and prevention of disease by creating personalized nutrition care plans in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
Dietitians work closely with physicians, nurses and other professional staff to meet a person’ s nutritional needs. All newly admitted hospital patients are screened for nutritional risk and offered nutrition education as indicated.
Conditions That Benefit From Medical Nutrition Therapy
Our registered dietitian nutritionists provide medical nutrition therapy for children and adults. They treat a variety of medical conditions that include but are not limited to:
- Cardiovascular disease.
- Food allergies.
- Kidney disease.
- Gastrointestinal disorders.
- Weight management.
Nutrition Therapy Referrals and Insurance
You will need a physician referral in order to meet with a registered dietitian nutritionist at Bartlett.
It is important to note that medical nutrition therapy can be covered by a variety of insurance plans. Please check with your insurance carrier to review coverage options.