Food is an essential building block for whole body wellness. That is why Central Maine Healthcare has a team of dedicated dietitians on board at our various facilities. Whether you are managing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease, or are simply trying to make healthier choices, we have options to help you achieve your goals.
Services Available at CMH
All of our dietitians fall under – “The registered dietitians at CMMC are food and nutrition experts who have completed programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.” Please add this under the first section (paragraph starting with “food is an essential…) and not just under Central Maine Medical Center.
Central Maine Medical Center
Central Maine Medical Center’s dietitian team provides medical nutrition therapy for those staying in the hospital. They assist patients who may need nutrition education, are not eating well during their stay or cannot eat at all. The dietitians work with multidisciplinary teams to provide individualized nutrition care.
Central Maine Medical Center offers outpatient services in the endocrinology office where the dietitians focus on diabetes care, in the bariatric surgery office whose dietitians specialize in nutrition care surrounding bariatric surgery and in multiple oncology offices where the dietitians support patients throughout their cancer treatment. Our dietitians also provide nutrition education and support to patients in the cardiac rehab program at CMHVI.
Rumford Hospital’s registered dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy when you are in the hospital or on an outpatient basis by appointment with a physician’s referral. Depending on your needs, our registered dietitian will create individuated plans to help you manage a variety of conditions including cardiac disease and diabetes as well as assisting in weight management.
Bridgton Hospital’s registered dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy to hospitalized patients and as an outpatient consultation with a physician referral. Nutrition consultation includes a review of eating habits, lifestyle, medical history and a personalized nutrition treatment plan. Medical nutrition therapy is covered by numerous insurance plants and under Medicare Part B for diabetes and renal disease.
Topsham Care Center
A dietitian from both the bariatric office and endocrinology office offer their services at the Topsham Care Center to provide a more convenient care location for some of our patients.
Why Choose Central Maine Healthcare?
Because our team of registered dietitians serves multiple locations, there is no need to travel far away for the nutrition expertise you need.