The Nutrition Care Division offers a broad range of nutritional services designed to deliver patient-centered healthcare to Active Duty Soldiers, families and retirees. The clinic has four Registered Dietitians on staff; a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), a Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM), and two Certified Breastfeeding Educators (CBE).
Individual Nutrition Therapy for a variety of medical conditions and Group Nutrition Therapy for the following:
- Active Duty Body Composition Program known as “Fit for Performance”
- Family Member & Retiree Weight Control Program
- Diabetes Education
- Heart Healthy Nutrition
- Prenatal Nutrition
Walk-in-Weight Check Clinic offered Fridays, 8 - 9 am. Brief visit for patients and/or hospital staff for weight monitoring & wellness promotion. Not available on holidays or training holidays.
Patients may be seen for the following conditions:
- Diabetes (DM), Pre-Diabetes, and/or Gestational Diabetes (GDM)
- Overweight or Obesity or Underweight Patients
- Prenatal Nutrition, and nutrition related issues such as hyperemesis or Gestational Diabetes (GDM)
- Childhood Nutrition Related issues
- Underweight or Failure to Thrive (FTT)
- Food Allergies or Intolerances
- Celiac Disease
- Hyperlipidemia – elevated cholesterol
- Hypertension (HTN) – high blood pressure
- Eating Disorders or Disordered Eating Habits
- Sports Nutrition and/or Supplement Safety
- Vitamin/Mineral Deficiencies
- Basic Nutrition to improve overall diet
Providers may refer patients to Nutrition Clinic by selecting “NCD” under Consults in the AHLTA system.
Patients may also self-refer for Nutrition Clinic Services and call the clinic at (785) 239-7644 to schedule an appointment with a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN).