Registered Dieticians

When your doctor requests one of our dietitians follow your nutritional needs, they will do a comprehensive nutritional assessment, provide education and set goal planning.

Diabetes and chronic kidney disease are manageable if a diet plan is followed. Our dietician will assess where you are in your journey, create a personalized nutrition care plan, and relay the information to your home health team who continually monitor your progress and the food you like to eat so that you enjoy normal activities. Whether they are creating a meal plan, grocery list, or plan of action – St. Elizabeth Home Health wants you to live life to the fullest.

Dietary Focus

Diabetes Self-Management

  • Meal Planning
  • Glucometer usage and blood sugar testing
  • Diabetes medications and oral supplements
  • Foot care (conditions, prevention, shoes)
  • Grocery shopping and cooking
  • Hemoglobin A1C, Lipid Panels, Blood Pressure
  • Physical Activity

For Example: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

  • Meal planning to meet goals for potassium, phosphorus, sodium, fluid intake and protein
  • Evaluation of lab work
  • Medication review and education

We also counsel on a wide variety of conditions:

  • Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties
  • Enteral Feedings/Parenteral Nutrition
  • Heart Failure/Low sodium nutrition
  • Blood thinners and Vitamin K intake
  • Food Allergies and Intolerance
  • Weight loss/gain
  • Pressure ulcers and wounds
  • Malnutrition