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Karen Gensmer, RD, LD

Hutchinson Health Hospital
Karen Gensmer

Karen Gensmer is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in inpatient and outpatient nutrition assessment and education. Karen consults with people of all ages and conditions who would like help eating smart.

"The old adage “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is still true today even in our fast paced society. If people would only begin to build a healthy lifestyle with a solid foundation of healthy eating, perhaps many of the chronic disease state problems that we experience today could at least be forestalled. We might potentially be a society that could truly enjoy their “Golden Years” if we would nutritionally prepare wisely for them. It is also our responsibility to equip future generations with the tools to build a life of good health with the good eating examples we portray and the nutrition education we provide to our children and grandchildren."


  • Nutrition Therapy

Professional Interests

  • Nutrition Therapy


  • Female

Education & Experience

Educational Institutions

  • Ridgewater College

Locations & Contacts

Hutchinson Health Hospital