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    Nutrition Services
    Does your diet need an overhaul? Whether your goal is to lose weight, improve your family's eating habits, manage your diabetes or cope with an eating disorder, Spencer Hospital's outpatient dietitians can help. Our nationally registered and licensed dietitians specialize in creating individualized plans that will turn your nutrition goals into reality. Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is provided for inpatients and outpatients.

    MNT includes assessment of a person's present nutrition, identification of goals for improving nutrition and then planning a nutrition program with the individual to help achieve these goals. Improving health status is an ultimate goal.

    Our dietitians also provide informational presentations for community groups.

    Diabetic Education - Spencer Hospital's Diabetic Education program provides a team approach to diabetes management with a committed team comprised of nurses and dietitians with support from social services, pharmacy and other health care disciplines. Please contact Jeannette Hasley at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.
    NEW! Choose a  nutrition program best fit for you for just $30!
    Live Well  Nutrition sessions are 30 minutes sessions focused on popular topics.
    • Weight Management Learn techniques for weight management from a registered dietitian. We will address your lifestyle habits and the best changes to achieve your health goals. Can be customized for adults or adolescents. 
    • Heart Health Learn which foods are beneficial for heart health and which foods can increase your risk for heart disease.
    • Healthy Aging Our body changes as we age. Learn about the nutrients you may be missing at your stage in life. Discover foods to improve your health for the long run.
    • Healthy Grocery Shopping We will review Nutrition Facts Label reading and what you should personally look at in relation to your health goals.
    • Diabetes Prevention Designed to decrease your risk for developing diabetes through diet and lifestyle changes.

    Call (712) 264-6505 to learn more or to register!


    Need more personalized nutrition help?  Medical Nutrition Therapy is an individualized session. We will ask for a doctor’s referral and take into account past medical history and in-depth lifestyle factors. We will create plans to meet various health goals. We can assist in weight loss, food allergies, chronic diseases and more. Fees vary, some insurances will cover.