Bartlett Regional Hospital's registered dietitians nutritionists (RDN) are important members of your healthcare team. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work in the treatment and prevention of disease by creating personalized nutrition care plans for each patient 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.
Dietitians provide medical nutrition therapy for a variety of medical conditions that include but are not limited to:
- Cardiovascular disease.
- Gastrointestinal disorders.
- Weight management.
- Child and adolescent nutrition.
- Food allergies.
- Kidney disease.
- Eating disorders.
- Substance abuse treatment.
For more information or to schedule an appointment for outpatient medical nutrition therapy, please call 907.796.8691. It is important to note that Medical Nutrition Therapy is covered by a variety of insurance plans, including Medicare Part B Program. Please check with your healthcare provider to see if a referral for Medical Nutrition Therapy is right for you.