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
Each of the hospitals in our system offers nutritional solutions that can be tailored according to your needs.
- Central Maine Medical Center — 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. To meet with a registered dietitian, you must first get a referral from your physician. Our staff will then complete a nutritional assessment and design a plan to improve your health and quality of life.
- Rumford Hospital — The registered dietitian on staff at Rumford Hospital 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 may build a plan to help you manage a variety of conditions, including cardiac disease and diabetes, or to manage your weight.
- Bridgton Hospital — The registered dietitian at Bridgton Hospital is available to help you on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, with a physician’s referral. She specializes in designing diet plans to help you manage cardiac conditions and diabetes through a nutrient-rich, low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. She also leads programs, including the “Pump It Up” education program, which shares heart-healthy recipe ideas with patients facing cardiac conditions.
- Topsham Care Center — If you are a patient in our diabetes program, you will have the opportunity to meet with a registered dietitian to design a meal plan individualized to meet your unique health needs.
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.