Nutrition Education is available from a Licensed and Registered
Dietitian who is also a Certified Diabetes Educator.
is a Clinical Dietitian with Henry County Health Center. She has been employed
with HCHC since the summer of 2009. She received her Bachelor's of Health Care
Science from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. She completed her
internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and received her
credentials to be a Certified Diabetes Educators in 2009. She completed her
Master's in Public Health in the fall of 2011 from the University of Iowa.
The services offered by the HCHC Dietitian do require a physician’s
referral. Counseling includes but is not limited to the following:
- Diabetic Meal Planning
- Heart Healthy Diet
- Gastrointestinal Disease management such as Diverticulosis
- Weight Control (Lose, gain or pre-assessment for
- Reduced Sodium Diet
- Renal Diet
- Gluten Restricted Diet
- Healthy Balanced Eating (Youth through
To learn more about these services contact your Physician
or the Registered Dietitian at (319) 385-6143 or click
here to ask Elise Klopfenstein, RD, LD,CDE, a question.
education and presentations are also available through Healthy Workplaces (319)
385-6595 or by calling the Dietitian.