Community Diabetes Program

Diabetes Management 

Diabetes Self-Management Program

Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes Services


Counseling appointments for the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Centers in Effingham are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through our Diagnostic Scheduling at 217-347-1540 or 1-800-900-1540. Appointments subject to availability.

Our Registered Dietitians:


Lisa Gradle, MS, RD

Adrienne Jarrell, MS, RD, CDE

Susan Ealy, MS, RD

Tracy Dennis, MS, RD

Nutritional counseling may include, but is not limited to the following:

  •     Diabetes
  •     Hypertension
  •     Prenatal and postnatal nutrition
  •     Pediatric/adolescent weight management
  •     Adult weight management
  •     Food allergies
  •     Hypercholesterolemia
  •     Polycystic ovary syndrome
  •     Cardiovascular disease