Our dedicated team of Registered Dietitians and Certified Diabetes Educators are available to meet your nutrition therapy needs. Our Registered Dietitians, certified by the state of Indiana and licensed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, are highly educated and experienced in all areas of nutrition. They provide guidance in translating diet prescriptions into everyday good food choices. Our Certified Diabetes Educators are also Registered Dietitians who have obtained advanced training in Diabetes.
Registered Dietitians monitor the nutrition therapy provided for inpatient care and are also available for one-on-one and/or group outpatient counseling. If you are discharged from the hospital on a therapeutic diet or would benefit from nutrition counseling for diabetes, weight loss or any other nutrition therapy, please call 812-537-8163 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8163.
- Diabetes Classes Information
- Diabetes Support Group- Information about a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, and diabetes support
- Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Brochure
A class for expectant mothers with gestational diabetes is also available at the hospital. The Gestational Group Class is presented on select Tuesdays and Thursdays.
OUTPATIENT NUTRITION THERAPY
Dearborn County Hospital’s Outpatient Nutrition Counseling is designed to help individuals increase their knowledge of nutrition basics and provide a personalized plan toward weight control, diabetes management, disease prevention and overall better health. Through one-on-one and/or group counseling sessions with a Registered Dietitian, you will learn how to lead a healthier lifestyle through education and personalized nutritional advice.
We offer nutritional counseling for a variety of health conditions including:
- Weight Loss
- High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Disease
- Gestational Diabetes
- Childhood Weight Management
- Celiac Sprue
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Please download the 24 hour diet recall form below and fill in three (3) days of information prior to your first appointment.
A physician referral is needed and sessions are by appointment only. There is a fee for these services.
For more information or to set up your appointment, please call us at 812-537-8163 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8163.