Nutrition Services


  • Dept Director:
  • Larry Miller
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  • (270) 487-9231 ext. 1191
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  • nutrition@mcmccares.com


Food Service



Nutrition Services
Nutrition Services

The Monroe County Medical Center's Nutrition Services Department provides meals for patients, employees, and visitors seven days a week.


The Heartbeat Cafe steam table service is open:


  • Breakfast 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Supper 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Steam table is NOT available on Saturdays


Grill Service is available from


  • 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Fri & Sat)
  • 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sun - Thurs)


Nutrition Education



Our patient diet education is available through physician referral or at the patient's request. Please call 270-487-9231, ext. 1191 to schedule a consultation. There is no fee for this service.


Nutrition education is available for the following issues:


  • Prevention of Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Loss
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Prevention of Osteoporosis
  • Food Allergy or Intolerance


Diabetes Education



Monthly Diabetes Education and Support Group

Classes are designed to educate and promote appropriate self care. The free classes are taught by professionals including nurses, a certified diabetes educator, a dietitian, a pharmacist, and a physical therapist. The classes are presented on the first Wednesday of every month (except July and August) from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the hospital conference room. For more information, call 270-487-9231, ext. 1191.



Individual Diabetes Education

Patients can schedule appointments to discuss individual self care and meal planning. For an appointment, call 270-487-9231, ext. 1191.



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