Nantucket Cottage Hospital offers nutrition services to
both inpatients and outpatients. Nutrition counseling by
a registered dietician is available for adherence to medically
indicated diets for diagnoses relating to heart disease,
diabetes, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. Counseling
regarding weight loss, stress management and wellness is
also available on an ongoing basis to support lifestyle changes
that may need to be made.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital provides nutrition education by
staffing a qualified Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes
Educator. The dietician is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
and Friday to help you adhere to medically indicated diets.
The dietician may visit you as an inpatient in regard to
any dietary restrictions, supplements or other nutritional
concerns. You may also make an appointment as an outpatient
for the dietician to help with your self-management of diabetes,
heart disease, weight loss or other diagnosis
A certified diabetes educator is available to provide extensive
diabetes education. She is trained in both insulin pumps
and continuous glucose monitoring. A diabetes support group
is run once per month at the hospital.
Please contact our Nutrition Department with any questions or to set up an appointment.
Check our online calendar for a schedule of Weight
Loss and Diabetes Support Group meetings.
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