Dietetics and Nutrition

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Nutrition is vital for continued wellness to recovery from illness or surgery. Dieticians and dietetic technicians at Dayton Children’s work with physicians and other members of the health care team in inpatient and outpatient settings to help patients and their families with their nutritional needs.

Services We Offer

  • Inpatients screened for nutrition risk when admitted
  • Pediatric nutrition care plans developed for at-risk patients
  • Pediatric nutrition assessments consults upon request
  • Family assistance with menu selection during hospitalization
  • Room service for inpatients with delivered within 20 minutes
  • Family guidance for home meal planning
  • Modified diets for patients with special food needs, including:
    • Diabetic diets
    • Sodium-restricted diets
    • Modified texture diets
    • High protein-high calorie diets
    • Special formula preparation

Dietetics and Nutrition Outreach

Dietitians may speak with community groups as their schedules permit

Meet Our Dietetics and Nutrition Team

Director: Jeff Delahunt

Locations

937-641-3437

 

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Upcoming Events

Car Seat Safety Check

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

Car Seat Safety Check at Russell's Point Municipal Building

Play golf at the world-class NCR Country Club golf course to benefit Dayton Children’s Pediatric Cancer Care Center. Enjoy the Hoopla festivities featuring dinner and an outstanding silent auction and a guest presentations from our brave Dayton Children's ambassador fighting cancer.

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Our Services

Pediatric experts in more than 35 specialty areas

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org