Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition can prevent and treat stroke, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and cirrhosis (liver disease). Nutrition also helps manage high-risk pregnancies, gastrointestinal diseases, high cholesterol, high blood sugar and other conditions.

Our expert registered dietitians (RDs) will assess nutrition status and create a nutrition therapy plan that works with patient’s eating habits, lifestyle, budget and nutrient needs. Physician referrals required for individual appointments and group sessions.

Education and Counseling

Memorial’s RDs develop well-balanced nutrition and lifestyle goals individualized for patients with following conditions or needs:

  • Weight management
  • Heart disease and elevated lipids
  • High blood pressure
  • Celiac disease/Gluten intolerance
  • Kidney disease
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulosis or Crohn’s
  • Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • General nutrition and disease prevention
  • Diabetes

To schedule a dietitian appointment, call 217-788-3948. A referral from a physician is required.