Carthage Diabetes & Nutrition Services

Carthage Hospital Nutrition Services

At Mercy Hospital Carthage, our registered, licensed dietitian is dedicated to helping you meet your individual nutrition-related goals. Individualized nutrition education with a doctor’s order, and is covered by different insurance plans. Nutrition education is offered for a variety of diagnoses and needs, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Heart disease
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Gestational Diabetes

Weight Management Services

Our Carthage hospital offers weight management services, including:

  • Individual weight loss counseling
  • Weight management counseling, before and after
    weight loss surgery

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Before your visit, your doctor sends a referral to the nutrition center. Call your insurance company to find out what nutrition services are covered by your insurance plan

Working together, you and your dietitian will design specific strategies to help you meet your nutrition goals and how nutrition relates to illness. In this 60-90 minute visit, you will also receive guidance on menu planning, grocery shopping, goal setting, emotional and mental aspects, long-term change strategies, cooking, recipe and cookbook suggestions and eating on the run.

Additional Resources

Get Started Today

Call 417-359-1359 for more information or 417-359-1956 to schedule an appointment with Debbie Herbst, Clinical Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator.