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Jennifer Dunavan

Now accepting Medicare, UnitedHealthCare & Midlands Choice insurance plans with health care provider referral for specific medical conditions! Services also covered under HSA or FSA.  Please call Jennie (402) 314-6704 or [email protected] for more information.

Our in-store registered dietitian, Jennifer Dunavan, MS, RD, LMNT is excited to assist you in your journey to better health!  Jennie received her undergraduate degree in dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree from Illinois State University. Jennie’s previous work experience includes the WIC program and the State of Nebraska Office of Public Health, Health Promotion Unit. Jennie is a long-time member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Nebraska Dietetic Association.  She has worked as a Hy-Vee dietitian for 10 years, prior to Mid-Town Lincoln she practiced at the Fremont Hy-Vee.  Jennie offers a wide variety of programs and services, please read through options below or contact her to create a custom service!


Diabetes Education Program

An AADE accredited program.  Offering a unique collaboration between patient, pharmacist, and dietitian to educate patients to better manage diabetes and meet health goals.  Properly managing and understanding your diabetes can be difficult, but with the tools provided you can meet your goals faster and decrease your risks for complications. Classes are offered on a weekly basis and Medicare, flex spending account, HSA or other insurance plans may cover all or part of the costs.

The Hy-Vee Certified Diabetes Education Program includes:  grocery store tour, carbohydrate counting, meal planning tools, medication review, close monitoring of blood sugar, blood pressure and weight, and continued support from a registered dietitian and pharmacist to ensure diabetic management goals are met. 

Individualized Menu Planning & Nutrition Coaching: $60/hr

This service is for those wanting help with basic nutrition & weight loss or weight gain. Meet with your Hy-Vee dietitian to discuss your goals and you’ll work together to design a personalized menu plan and set goals to help you achieve success. Follow-up sessions are encouraged for long term success.

2020 Dietitian Discovery Session - COMPLIMENTARY:  Jennie wants to help you meet your health goals in 2020!  Sign-up for a complimentary dietitian discovery session to help you dial in on your health goals.  Walk away with reliable health information and a plan to succeed!  Each participant receives a 10% off shopping coupon. 

Store Tours - COMPLIMENTARY:  A new diagnosis of heart disease, diabetes, cancer or food allergies can be overwhelming!  You may be left with the feeling of "What do I eat now?"  Our dietitian is available to help cut through the confusion by walking you aisle-by-aisle, pointing out ideal foods relative to your individual health needs. Contact Jennie by calling (402) 314-6704 or [email protected] to schedule your free tour!  Each participant receives a 10% off shopping coupon. 

Cholesterol Screening with Nutrition Consult - $45 - By appointment: Did you know health is more than just a number on the scale?  An excellent indicator of your health status is knowing your cholesterol numbers.  Cholesterol screening is available at your "O" Street Hy-Vee. The cost of the screening is reimbursable through most insurance companies or through a flexible medical savings account.  To schedule your appointment, call Jennie at (402) 314-6704 or at [email protected].

Super Shopper Nutrition Consult - $40  Your custom appointment begins with an individual consult based on your nutrition needs....think of it as a "nutrition check-up"!  From there, we'll head to the grocery aisles for food picks tailored to your health goals. 

Metabolic Testing - $60  Learn your exact metabolic rate with this 10-minute test.  This vital tool is used to determine individual calorie needs for weight loss and weight maintenance. Plan for 45 minutes to complete the metabolic testing and to receive individual nutrition counseling based on the results. Email Jennie at [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

Cooking Birthday Parties at Hy-Vee:  Did you know that your Hy-Vee is here to help celebrate YOUR birthday?  Call Jennie at
(402) 314-6704 about setting up a special cooking themed party for your child's birthday or email [email protected]

Store Dietitians General Hours:
Monday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
Friday by appointment
Saturday and Sunday by appointment.

Please note: schedule may vary due to nutrition programs, appointments or community events.

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Event Schedule
Answers in the Aisles

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Nutrition Answers in the Aisles

FREE Dietitian Discovery Session

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FREE Dietitian Discovery Session

FREE Dietitian Discovery Session

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FREE Dietitian Discovery Session

Dietitian Accepting Medicare and UHC

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dietitian Accepting Medicare and UHC

Dietitian Accepting Medicare and UHC

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dietitian Accepting Medicare and UHC

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