Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD

Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD

Darlene DeWitt is one of Spencer Hospital’s Registered Dietitians. Darlene currently provides outpatient services in the areas of Diabetes management, heart disease, weight loss, GI issues and other various health concerns.  She received her Master of Science degree in nutrition from Colorado State University and also holds a BS in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina.

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  • Simple and Healthy Fourth of July Party Food Ideas

    The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us, and for many, it is a time to gather and eat. Summer, in general, is a great time to experiment with fresh fruit and vegetables. Even cooking methods are different in the summer as you don't want to heat up the house by turning on the oven.

  • Healthy Eating Patterns that Work Best for You

    Developing a healthful eating pattern is not one-size-fits-all. When you find a way to make nutrition recommendations fit with your likes and priorities, it is more likely to be something you can continue long-term. In March, the Academy focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year's theme, Personalize Your Plate, promotes creating nutritious meals to meet individuals' cultural and personal food preferences.

  • Heart Healthy Recipe Modification

    There have been many times people have said, “Well, I guess I can't eat that anymore!” and felt like they had to throw out the whole cookbook because nothing was healthy; but, there are ways to keep those recipes by swapping ingredients out for more healthful options.

  • Healthy Holiday Nutrition Tips

    The holiday season is usually packed full of parties, shopping, decorating, extra errands and, of course, eating! It can be hard to see a way to get through this time without gaining weight. But, with a little planning ahead, you can.

  • Learn to Manage Your Diabetes

    If you have diabetes, you know how challenging it can be to manage. You're expected to eat a healthy and balanced diet, get plenty of physical activity, monitor your blood glucose (sugar) throughout the day, take your medications as prescribed, and do all of this to reduce your risk for complications. At times it might seem overwhelming, but you can thrive with diabetes with the assistance of diabetes care and education specialists.

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