Diabetes Education Program
Donna Poe, MS, RDN, LD, CDE – Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Certified Diabetes Educator
Donna has worked at Monadnock Community Hospital since establishing its outpatient Nutrition Services in 2000. She holds her undergraduate degree in dietetics from the University of Vermont and her dietetic internship and graduate degree in nutrition from Massachusetts General Hospital / Institute of Health Professions. With over 25 years experience in assessing, motivating, and communicating appropriate nutritional information to a variety of clients, Donna utilizes behavioral-based counseling techniques to disseminate complex information into easy-to-understand concepts, working with clients to help them develop a healthy relationship with food.
Donna provides individual nutrition counseling to all ages and all nutrition concerns. She provides group nutrition classes to people in the cardiac and pulmonary fitness programs, and promotes health and nutrition at numerous community-based events
“Helping people identify their nutrition and wellness goals, and paths to attain them is what I am passionate about. Mindful listening and individualization are key components of my work. Empowering people to make a change, not just for a week, but for a lifetime… ”
Kaitlyn McCarthy, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Certified Diabetes Educator
Kaitlyn, clinical nutrition manager at Monadnock Community Hospital is a member of the certified diabetes team. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science from the University of New Hampshire. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. After graduating, she found her niche in clinical nutrition, helping people improving their health and wellness through food. Having several close family members with diabetes is what sparked her interest to get her CDE and become a diabetes educator. When she is not working, she can be found spending time with friends and family, cooking and baking, and spending time outdoors hiking, swimming, skiing, or kayaking.
Nicole Krausser, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator/Case Manager
Nicole is the Diabetes Case Manager at Monadnock Community Hospital. She received an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science from Cochise College in Arizona. Nicole started her nursing career in direct patient care; where she was able to see the value of her services. In 2016 Nicole obtained a position as the clinical coordinator for Antrim Medical Group. In 2017 Nicole was nominated for the Daisy Award which honors nurses who provide extraordinary compassionate care, demonstrates excellence through their clinical expertise, and recognition as outstanding role models in the nursing community. In 2018 she was offered the position of Diabetes Case Manger, where she obtained her Certification for Diabetes Education through NCBDE; an organization that promotes quality diabetes education. Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and friends.
For more information on these services
Please call: 603-924-4699 ext 4096