Inpatient Services

The goal of inpatient nutrition services is to assist patients who are malnourished or at risk to become malnourished, develop strategies to increase their intake. Meeting your nutritional needs helps to decrease problems with wound healing, incidence of infection and overall health.

This can include:

  • Changes in diet
  • Addition of nutrition supplements or snacks
  • Specialized nutrition support such as a feeding tube or parenteral nutrition. 

Our dietitians also provide nutrition counseling to address a variety of medical conditions and diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, renal disease, gastrointestinal problems, and cancer.

This can include:

  • Counseling about your special diet
  • Helping you set goals to improve your health
  • Showing you how to use a glucose monitor