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Nutrition services

Proper nutrition can be as crucial as the right therapy or medication. A nutritionist helps ensure your diet and lifestyle enable you to have good health. They offer specialized meal planning, education and support to establish healthier habits.

Nutrition specialists in Decatur, Texas

It can be hard to adjust eating habits, but we can guide you toward a more healthful diet.

Proper nutrition plays an important role in treating and preventing a number of medical conditions. At Medical City Decatur, a campus of Medical City Denton, our registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) can help you develop a customized diet to fit your needs.

Conditions that benefit from nutritional therapy

Nutrition education and counseling can be a valuable tool to help manage a number of conditions, such as:

  • Celiac disease
  • Diabetes
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease

Our nutrition therapy services

Our hospital offers nutrition education and counseling on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Inpatient nutrition services

Our clinical RDNs monitor, assess and optimize your nutrition status based on your current medical condition and nutrition adequacy. We converse with your physicians and other healthcare professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs, and to make recommendations for care options such as tube feedings, intravenous feedings or dietary supplements. We can also teach you how to make nutritionally sound food choices to speed your recovery process, prevent disease and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

If you have questions, you can contact the inpatient clinical dietitian office at (940) 626-1321.

Outpatient nutrition services

RDNs are fully trained to design individualized nutritional therapies that address your specific health issues. In addition to educating you about your specific condition, we can also provide information about a variety of nutrition topics, such as:

  • Athletic performance
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Dispelling nutrition myths
  • Food allergies
  • Food and drug interactions
  • Hypertension
  • Proper hydration
  • Weight management

RDNs take into consideration your personal preferences, education level, religious and cultural differences, medical history, and lifestyle. If scheduling conflicts, work, driving distance, transportation or health status limit your ability to schedule an appointment with us, our dietitian services are available via phone or video.

To schedule an appointment, call our outpatient dietitian at (940) 626-2474.

Our Nutrition services Locations

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Medical City Decatur Hospital
609 Medical Center Dr
Decatur, TX 76234
 (940) 627 - 5921

Currently Viewing:

Medical City Decatur Hospital
609 Medical Center Dr
Decatur, TX 76234
 (940) 627 - 5921