Presence St. Mary's Hospital

Food for thought.

Our Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition experts. They are specially trained in helping you obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to make the best food choices for you. Medical Nutrition Therapy provided by a Registered Dietitian can help identify your specific needs and give you the tools you need to live a healthy life.

What we do.

Following a healthy diet is key for a healthy lifestyle and preventing disease. Registered Dietitians will assess your medical conditions, nutritional health, current food selections and eating habits. If major nutrition-related health issues are identified, dietary adjustment recommendations will be made to better your quality of life.

What is a Registered Dietitian?

A Registered Dietitian (RD) has met the minimum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the RD credential. At Presence St. Mary’s Hospital, our RDs have fulfilled the specific requirements, including earning bachelor’s degrees (or more advanced), completed a supervised practice program and passed a registration examination. They also maintain continuing education requirements.

We counsel for:

  • Food Allergies
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • COPD
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Tube Feedings
  • Heart Disease
  • Healthy Eating for a Healthy Lifestyle
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol or Triglycerides
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Pregnancy/Lactation
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Vegetarianism
  • Weight Management for Children
  • Weight Management for Adults

 

How do I get in touch?

To make an appointment with a Registered Dietitian, talk to your physician. Let them know of your interest in nutritional counseling. They may refer you or suggest you make an appointment directly. Either way, we will work with your physician to provide thebest quality of nutritional care.

Am I covered?

Dietary services may be covered under your insurance. We always recommend you contact your insurance company before starting any new service to check specific coverage amounts.

Contact Information: 
Dietary Services can be reached at 815.937.2445


Our Staff

Anne Lauterjung, RDN, LDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Amanda Scanlan, MS, RD, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager

Lindsey Ucki, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

Jessica Kollmann, MS, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

Bonnie Malinowski, MS, RD, CSR, LDN
Registered Dietitian, Renal Dietitian

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500 W. Court Street
Kankakee, IL 60901

For an appointment, call 815.937.2454.

 

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