Hancock County Health System

At Hancock County Memorial Hospital a Registered Dietitian (RD) is on staff Monday - Friday to assist with any patient dietary needs. Our menus offer a selection of all five food groups to provide your body the nutrients it needs. The RD also is available by request for cardiac rehab patients at no cost. Other outpatient services also are available dependent on insurance approval or by self-pay.

How Can a Dietitian Help Me?
The following list contains some of the most common reasons to see a dietitian:

  • Diabetes nutrition education
  • Cardiac rehab
  • Eating disorders
  • Failure to thrive—pediatric to geriatric
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)
  • Nutritional concerns for the cancer patient
  • Post-surgical nutrition related concerns
  • Pregnancy
  • Weight management/weight loss