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Katie Squires

RD, LD
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Katie received her Bachelor of Science Degree in nutrition and dietetics from Iowa State University and completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is involved with the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Since her employment as a Hy-Vee dietitian in 2013, Katie has helped many customers make positive changes in their lifestyle. She encourages people to focus on making healthy lifestyle changes one step at a time. Katie enjoys helping people discover the joy of food through Intuitive Eating and practices the Health At Every Size approach. She believes the grocery store is the ideal environment and classroom for educating about healthy living because our health is impacted by the food choices purchased at the grocery store. Katie's goal at Hy-Vee is to increase awareness in the surrounding community of the impact nutrition can have on disease prevention, well-being and quality of life.

Katie offers a wide range of services for wellness, including weight management and healthy lifestyle programs, personal health assessments, personal shopping assistance, healthy recipe demonstration and nutrition consultations specific to individual dietary needs.

Dietitian Availability: 

Contact Katie to schedule appointments and her availability.

Services Include:

HY-VEE BEGIN™ PROGRAM
Prices vary; group or individual sessions | By appointment
This ten-week healthy lifestyle program emphasizes a healthy mindset towards eating, weight loss and being physically active. Health screens with biometrics and measurements are included. Begin™ is not a “diet”- Begin™ is a plan to help with lifelong wellness.

1 initial visit with biometric screening

7 group or individual sessions

1 follow-up session including measurements

1 final visit with biometric screening

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM

Prices vary; multiple sessions offered throughout year

Did you know 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes but only 10% know they have it? This year-long emphasizes a healthy mindset towards eating, weight loss and being physically active plus reduce your risk for diabetes by 50%.

SUPER SHOPPER PACKAGE

Prices vary, 20-minute consult + 45-minute store tour | By appointment
Your appointment begins with a consultation reviewing your current dietary needs, eating habits and healthy history as well as discussing any particular topics you would like to delve into along the store tour. Then we spend the remainder of the appointment out exploring the aisles and looking into items that will fit your dietary needs. Call 515-232-1961 or email [email protected] to set up your appointment.

MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY
Prices vary; | By appointment
Medical Nutrition Therapy focuses on treatment and prevention of disease while helping you get back on track to feel your best!

With referral from a physician, Katie will review of your eating habits and lifestyle with you, do a thorough assessment of your nutritional status and Katie will provide a personalized nutrition treatment plan. Medical Nutrition Therapy is perfect for stubborn high blood sugars, new diagnosis, food allergies or high blood pressure.

NUTRITION SHOPPING TOURS
Complimentary | By appointment
Enjoy an aisle-by-aisle tour to discover healthy new food choices tailored to your needs. Popular topics include heart health, diabetes, stretching your food dollar and food allergies. Take advantage of this free service!

GROUP NUTRITION SHOPPING TOURS

Complimentary | By appointment

Enjoy an aisle-by-aisle tour to discover healthy new food choices. Perfect for groups of 2 to 12 people. Popular topics include heart health, diabetes, quick meal ideas and weight management. Take advantage of this free service!

COMMUNITY & WORKSITE WELLNESS SERVICES
Prices vary
Katie can come to your business or organization to conduct cooking classes, teach the Begin program, provide health screenings, or present a nutrition topic catered to your group’s interests. Presentations range from 30 minutes to one hour.

BLOOD GLUCOSE SCREENING

$10 | By appointment
The easiest way to test for diabetes is a blood glucose test. The test requires a small finger prick to draw a drop of blood, and the results are available immediately.

HBA1C SCREENING

$35 | By appointment

Measures your HbA1C, an average blood sugar over 2-3 months. The test requires a small finger prick to draw a drop of blood, and the results are available immediately.

BIOMETRIC SCREENING
$45 | By appointment
Measures your total, LDL and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides and blood glucose. A simple finger-prick test with results in ten minutes. Also included: blood pressure, waist circumference, height, weight, and body mass index measurements. For accurate results, please fast for 12 hours before the test.

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