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Who Can Benefit From
Nutritional Counseling?
A variety of people benefit from nutritional counseling. This type of counseling assists all ages, ranging from pregnant women, to vegetarians, to the elderly and people with different medical complications. Those who may benefit include those with:

  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Poor nutrition and eating patterns
  • Eating disorders
  • HIV
  • Cancer
  • Hypertension
  • Nausea
  • Nutriotnal Questions
  • Allergies
  • Organ problems
  • Obesity
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Menopause
  • Fitness goals
  • Heart diseases
Benefits of Nutritional Counseling
  • Increase in energy
  • Healthier lifestyle and food choices
  • Better quality of sleep
  • Reduced symptoms of disease
  • Less drastic range of emotions
  • Happiness
  • Possible increase in longevity
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Lesser change of disorders and disease appearing
  • Better ability to concentrate
Nutrition Services
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Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-2334

Services
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island's Nutrition Education Center offers a variety of educational and support programs to help people with medical conditions and other dietary concerns live healthy lifestyles.

Registered dietitians offer nutrition counseling for a variety of conditions and disorders. (See list on right)

The Center offers classes or individual appointments for adult patients who need guidance to lose weight. There are monthly support group meetings for patients who have diabetes. Support groups are scheduled through our Wellness Program.

Please visit our Calendar of Events for more information about the following:
  • Diabetes outpatient education
  • Diabetes support group

Scheduling
One-to-one nutrition counseling requires a referral from a primary care physician and is scheduled through the Nutrition Counseling Office. Please call (401) 729-2334.
Have a Question? Call 1-800-647-4362 to speak with our physician referral service

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