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Meet the Team

Lisa James, MSN, BSN, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator

In her work as diabetes educator, James works closely with your primary care physician to manage your health and reduce risk for complications. Services include medication instruction, carbohydrate counting, exercise planning, hypoglycemia treatment and proper foot care. As a nurse for more than 25 years, James became Alton Memorial Hospital’s diabetes educator after working 10 years in the hospital’s surgical services department. She earned her master’s degree in Nursing Education at McKendree University.

Julio Leey-Casella, MD, Diabetes/Endocrine Care, BJC Medical Group of Missouri

Board certified in endocrinology, geriatrics and internal medicine, Dr. Leey-Casella completed his fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine and his residency and internship at University of Louisville, KY, following medical school in Peru.

For more information about Alton Memorial’s diabetes specialists call 618.463.7526 or email us.
Find a doctor or make an appointment: 800.392.0936
General Information: 618.463.7311
Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, Illinois 62002

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