Nutrition is an important component of healthy living for children and adults alike. Some children need a little extra help to achieve healthy growth. That's why we have a dedicated team of experts to help navigate the nutrition challenges of specific conditions and illnesses.
Driscoll Dietitians work with your child’s medical team to provide high-quality care in both the hospital setting and Specialty clinics. Services may include formula mixing instructions, weight management counseling, specialized nutrition education, tube feed support, nutrition-focused physical examinations, resource coordination and much more.
Each Dietitian follows evidenced-based practice to provide medical nutrition therapy in compliance with national and state standards. Our qualified Clinical Nutrition Team conducts care for a broad spectrum of acute and chronic conditions throughout the Driscoll Health System, particularly with the following specialty practices:
Important note: In order for your child to see a Dietitian, they must see a specialty doctor first.
Read on to learn more about all our Food and Nutrition Team has to offer:
To wear the title of Registered Dietitian, each team member has completed all training requirements and passed the registration exam presented by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. All are licensed to practice in the state of Texas and complete required training and continuing education to maintain credentials. Several of our beloved Dietitians have expanded their expertise by achieving specialty certifications from a nationally recognized board.