A healthy diet is a critical component in good health. The LRGHealthcare Clinical Nutrition staff provides nutrition screening, assessment, and education to patients admitted to either Lakes Region General Hospital or Franklin Regional Hospital.
Whether you are on a cardiac diet, dysphagia or on a feeding tube, we are here to help optimize your nutritional status and help get you home faster. If you are a patient, have been a patient in the past, or are a family member with questions you can reach us at (603) 524-3211 ext. 3088 at LRGH, or (603) 934-2060, ext. 269 at FRH.
In addition to inpatient services, we also provide outpatient counseling, group classes, community lectures, corporate presentations, school presentations, health fairs, etc. Below are listed a few of the ongoing programs we offer. If you are interested in having us present a program or if you are interested in any of our classes, please call the numbers listed above. If you would like to schedule an outpatient appointment, please call (603)527-2850 at LRGH, or (603) 934-2060, ext. 269 at FRH.
Cardiac Rehab: Three-part Nutrition Series (monthly) free (LRGH only)
Pulmonary Rehab Nutrition classes (monthly) free (LRGH only)
Diabetes Self-Management Classes: Four-part series with two classes devoted to nutrition (monthly). There is a charge for these classes, but it is covered by most insurances.
The American Dietetic Association
The New Hampshire Dietetic Association
American Council on Exercise
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Calorie King for Food Awareness
Healthy Weight Network
International Food Information Coucil (IFIC)
Tufts University Guide to Nutrition Web Sites
Weight Control Information Network (WIN)