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Nutrition Counseling Services
Nutrition Counseling for Better Health

Carroll Hospital Center's Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Service team of registered dietitians (R.D.) offers easy-to-follow, practical food and nutrition information that promotes and teaches individuals how to make healthy dietary choices and improve overall well-being.

How to Obtain Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services

  1. Ask your physician to write a referral form for our services. Click here for a PDF of the referral form.
  2. Fax your referral form to our scheduling department at 410-840-4016.
  3. Once we have received your referral, we will contact you to set up an appointment. You may also call our scheduling department at 410-871-7678.


Our goal is to help individuals:

  • Understand how diet affects medical conditions and illnesses
  • Select foods based on nutritional science and guidelines
  • Plan delicious meals that are nutritious, economical and well-balanced
  • Read food labels properly
  • Sort through nutrition misinformation
  • Develop healthy nutrition practices into their daily lives
  • Incorporate exercise into daily activities to improve or maintain fitness

Who We Serve

We serve individuals of all ages and with many different nutritional issues. Nutritional counseling addresses a variety of illnesses, conditions and concerns, including:
  • Adolescents with food and nutrition issues
  • Cancer
  • Digestive and gastrointestinal conditions
  • Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)
  • Eating disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypoglycemia/low blood sugar
  • Pediatric Nutrition (pre-term infants, infants and children)
         •  Appropriate nutrition for age 
         •  Breastfed infants 
         •  Coordination with the Carroll County Infants and Toddlers Feeding Team 
         •  Failure to thrive 
         •  Food allergies 
         •  Tube feeding management 
         •  Weight management
  • Pregnancy
  • Preventive nutrition strategies
  • Sodium restrictions/low-salt diets
  • Sports nutrition
  • Vegetarianism