DietaryDepartment Information

Debra Knight, LD, Dietary Director
(618) 643-2361, Ext 2237

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

The Dietary Department at HMHD not only provides meals for hospital & nursing center patients as ordered by the physician, but also provides Nutritional education to patients, families, and caregivers as needed and ordered.

  • Diabetic Diet – Carb counting or Exchange Lists
  • Salt/sodium Restricted Diets
  • Fat/cholesterol Restricted Diets
  • Bland Diets
  • Weight Reduction Diets
  • Protein Restricted Diets
  • Others as needed


The above may be scheduled by contacting your physician for appropriate order.  The cost for the above varies according to amount/length of sessions ordered.