Services: Nutrition Services

Nutrition services expand well beyond a visit from a dietitian during a stay at the hospital.

Our Registered Dietitians work hand-in-hand with your physician to ensure you have a successful, individualized plan for making the right food and lifestyle choices for you.  We offer many options to help you understand your condition, the ways to manage it or prevent additional damage to your body, and how to stick with your nutrition plan and keep yourself healthy.

Individual sessions, group classes and support groups are available, depending on your condition or needs.

For a listing of upcoming classes focused on diabetes, please click here.

 

American Dietetic Association’s Top Ten Reasons Why Consulting with a Registered Dietitian Can Benefit You

1. You have diabetes, cardiovascular problems or high blood pressure.
2. You are thinking of having or have had gastric bypass surgery.
3. You have digestive problems
4. You’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
5. You need guidance and confidence for breastfeeding your baby.
6. Your teenager has issues with food and eating healthfully.
7. You need to gain or lose weight.
8. You’re caring for an aging parent.
9. You want to eat smarter.
10. You want to improve your performance in sports.
Visit eatright.org for more valuable information from the American Dietitic Association.

 

Will my insurance cover nutrition counseling?
Most nutritional education is covered by major insurance plans, if your physician has given you a referral. Please check with your individual insurance plan to be sure.

For more information on nutritional services at Upland Hills Health, call 930-7197.

To provide a more pleasant hospital stay for our patients, our Registered Dietitians teamed up with our talented kitchen staff to bring you Room Service. 

Our Registered Dietitians are also an integral part of the Center for Medical Weight Loss clinic at Upland Hills Health Center.