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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:
Our Carthage hospital offers weight management services, including:
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.
Call 417-359-1359 for more information or 417-359-1956 to schedule an appointment with Debbie Herbst, Clinical Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator.