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Julie Gieseman

Julie Gieseman RD, LD, CDE, received a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Iowa State University and completed a dietetic internship program at Iowa State University. She previously worked with the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition program and has experience with fitness centers and long-term care facility food service. Julie worked for McFarland Clinic and Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames in the Diabetes and Nutrition Center. Previously, Julie worked as a corporate dietitian for Hy-Vee, Inc. before working at North Colorado Medical Center providing diabetes education to both in-patients and outpatients. She came to the Mills Civic Hy-Vee store after 2 years of previous experience at the Valley West Hy-Vee. Julie is a Certified Diabetes Educator and has worked with patients with diabetes for over 10 years and is certified in Medtronic and Animas insulin pump therapy. Julie is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  and the Central Iowa Dietetic Association and is a trained wellness coach.

Hy-Vee Dietitian Wellness Services

New Client Fee: $125
1 initial visit (45 minutes)
1 additional session (15 minutes)
Grocery store tour

Begin - Healthy lifestyle & weight management program

Begin Group Program - $290
1 initial visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
7 group classes (60 minutes)
1 additional session including measurements (30 minutes)
1 additional session with biometric screening (30 minutes)

Begin 4 Kids Individual Program: $296
4 sessions (60 minutes)

Begin 4 Kids Group Program*:$99
4 group classes (60 minutes)
*Note: a $40 fee will be applied for each additional child

VIP Packages

Platinum - Begin Individual Program: $299
1 initial visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
8 additional sessions (30 minutes)
1 final visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)

Gold - $469
1 initial visit (45 minutes)
Additional session phone call
4 additional sessions (45 minutes)
Grocery store tour

Silver - $319
1 initial visit (45 minutes)
Additional session phone call
7 additional sessions (15 minutes)
Grocery store tour

Bronze - $189
1 initial visit (45 minutes)
Additional session phone call
3 additional sessions (15 minutes)
Grocery store tour

VIP Extensions: $149
5 sessions (15 minutes)

Cholesterol Screenings - $45 By appointment
Now you can get your cholesterol checked easily and quickly without the hassle and cost of a doctor's appointment. Your Hy-Vee pharmacy staff and dietitian are able to perform this important screening for you! The screening and results can be completed with just a finger-stick in less than 15 minutes! Plus, you'll have a pharmacist and/or dietitian available to answer questions and provide education about your results. The screening equipment and results undergo the same testing and quality control measures as is done on equipment in a doctor's office. To schedule an appointment (required), contact your Hy-Vee dietitian at [email protected] or call Julie at 515-225-1193.

Diabetes Program - Register Any Time
Your Mills Civic Hy-Vee is a certified diabetes education site. We have a pharmacist who is board certified in advanced diabetes management and our dietitian is a certified diabetes educator, and we are a recognized provider with many insurance plans. We offer one-on-one classes that are specific to your learning needs. Our program offers a total of 10 contact hours, and you can enroll at any time. For more information, please call 221-2751 or stop by our pharmacy and pick up a brochure.

Personal Shopping Tour - FREE
Would you like to learn how to shop smart and begin eating healthier? Schedule a personal shopping tour with Julie, your Mills Civic Hy-Vee dietitian, today! Contact Julie at [email protected]  or call Julie at 515-225-1193.

Community Programs - Prices Vary By Appointment
A variety of health and wellness programs are available for your business or organization such as lunch-and-learns, health fairs, cooking demonstrations, Begin weight-loss program, diabetes education program, health screenings and much more. Your group can come to our store or the dietitian can come to you. For further information or to schedule an event, contact Julie at [email protected] or call Julie at 515-225-1193.

Nutrition E-mail Club
Enroll at any time
Become a member of the Mills Civic Nutrition E-mail Club. Receive a monthly newsletter including health tips, information on new products and recipes. To join, send your e-mail address to [email protected] or call 515-225-1193.

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