OSF Holy Family Medical Center

Healthy Living

OSF Holy Family has a wide variety of experts that are well versed in a variety of areas. Not only do we have talented and dedicated staff that are accessible to the community we serve, we can also work with you to meet your program objectives.

Health Screenings

OSF HealthCare Health Risk Assessments
Estimate your personal health risk and identify what your risk factors may be for a certain condition, illness or disease.

CDC Prediabetes Risk Test

ASCVD (Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk Estimator)
You need to know BP, Cholesterol, HDL, LDL numbers to complete this risk screen.

Know Diabetes by Heart
This is the American Heart Association site for Diabetes and Heart Health.  Lots of great resources.

ADA (diabetes.org)
American Diabetes Association website.  Recipes, Risk Test in English and Spanish (entire site can be viewed in Spanish), About DM1, DM2, GDM, Diabetes and COVID-19 Vaccines.

Alzheimer's Association | Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Help
Besides information on Alzheimer’s and Caregiving, there are resources and 10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy.

MyPlate | U.S. Department of Agriculture
Great healthy eating quiz that you personalize to your typical eating habits and needs.

What Is Breast Cancer Screening? | CDC
Information on breast cancer screening, recommendations for and screening tests. 

American Cancer Society | Guideline for Colorectal Cancer Screening
American Cancer Society info on colorectal cancer screening, can click on a list of risk factors (separated by ones you can change and ones you can’t like family history)

Nutrition Counseling

The OSF Holy Family Medical Center dietitian can provide nutrition counseling to patients on both an inpatient or outpatient basis.


Patients with a written physician order for medical nutrition therapy or special patient request for weight loss, diabetes diagnosis, lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, etc. will meet with the OSF Holy Family dietitian.


Any individual consultation requires a written physician order, which can be requested by the patient or the dietitian.

Patients can contact the dietitian's office with general nutrition questions or information about specific diets. 

Contact Information

If you already have a physician referral to the see the dietitian and would like to schedule an appointment please call the Central Scheduling Department at (309) 734-1446. Central Scheduling is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If you are unable to reach a scheduler please leave a detailed voice mail and our schedulers will return your call.

Patients With Diabetes

The OSF Holy Family dietitian is also part of the OSF Holy Family Diabetes Care team and provides group and individual diabetes self-management training for patients.