Good nutrition is essential for the health and well-being of our patients and our community. Our team of Food and Nutrition Specialists and Registered Dietitians is committed to providing patients with the highest quality nutrition care in the area.
VMH Registered Dietitians and Food and Nutrition Specialists work closely with the entire healthcare team to ensure that our patients are receiving the best possible care during their hospital stay. Vernon Memorial offers a personalized, high-quality approach to nutrition care for hospital patients by offering room service style meals. Our Food and Nutrition Specialists work to prepare fresh, healthy, and delicious meals for our hospital patients, guests, and staff.
In addition, our team of registered dietitians provides nutrition assessments, counseling, and education for hospital inpatients.
Medical nutrition therapy is a therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms with a personalized diet created by a Registered Dietitian. Vernon Memorial’s Registered Dietitians provide comprehensive nutrition services to a variety of individuals.
Our Dietitians regularly see clients for:
- Diabetes: type I, type II, gestational, pre-diabetes
- Food allergies and sensitivities
- Gastrointestinal disorders: IBS, GERD, celiac, malabsorption
- Heart health: hyperlipidemia, hypertension, congestive heart failure
- Kidney disease
- Nutritional support for cancer
- Pregnancy, pre-pregnancy, or breastfeeding nutrition support
- Sports nutrition
- Weight management
There is a lot of nutrition misinformation out there and our Registered Dietitians are here to help guide you through on your journey to a healthier you. Whether you currently have a chronic condition, or you are looking to prevent one, let us help.