Dietary Health Programs in Walker County
Call Us at Huntsville Memorial Hospital Today to Learn More
What we chose to put in our bodies has a tremendous effect on our health
and well-being. Huntsville Memorial Hospital offers nutrition counseling
and Diabetes Self-Management programs to help improve and maintain your
dietary health. For more information on these programs or to inquire about
enrollment, call our Registered Dietitian at (936) 291-4525 today.
Huntsville Memorial Hospital offers personal nutrition counseling for those
who are recovering from illness, as well as for those seeking a healthy
lifestyle change. This program requires a physician prescription. Contact
us to learn more about obtaining a prescription for the program, scheduling
an appointment and potential insurance coverage.
Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect your entire body. However,
through recognition of symptoms and disease education, it is a condition
that can be controlled. Huntsville Memorial Hospital's Diabetes Self-Management
(DSM) Program increases patient awareness of the triggers of their condition
while educating them on how to prevent serious complications. The DSM
program is conducted by a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Registered
The goal is to assess each patient’s condition and develop an individualized
care plan. The program includes a series of individual consultations and
progress report updates for the referring physicians. Areas of the program
include nutrition, meal and exercise planning, blood glucose monitoring
and medication management. This program requires a physician referral.
Huntsville Memorial Hospital's outpatient dietitian develops an individual
care plan for each patient. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had
diabetes for years, the DSM program can give you the skills to improve
your quality of life.
Your health, Our community, Our commitment. Call us today to learn more
about our dietary health programs.