Nutrition is a key ingredient to a healthy lifestyle. The foods you eat affect your energy level, your weight and your health.
Firelands Regional Medical Center has a staff of registered dietitians and culinary professionals. Registered dietitians provide inpatient and outpatient nutrition services and work with culinary professionals, who prepare healthy, nutritious food for the hospital community.
Dietitians are on staff to provide nutritional assessment, treatment and education for Firelands Regional Medical Center inpatients. Nutrition education for a patient’s needs following discharge is available for patients, caregivers and family members.
Individual nutrition counseling, provided by registered dietitians, is available to provide nutrition education in a private setting within Firelands Regional Medical Center for prescribed diets and for general nutrition information. Diet education is available to any age group for all areas of specialized diet needs, including:
For endocrine disorders (such as prediabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome), view information about the Firelands Endocrine and Diabetes Center for Advanced Care.
Nutrition counseling services are available in a group setting for employers.