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Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the newly revised The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin.

Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Since 1995, Amy has been Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.

Fat Facts: Part 1

“A” is for Almonds

Metformin and Risk For Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Treating Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Chromium Confusion

Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Fitting Sugar Into Your Meal Plan

Vegetarianism and Diabetes: Do the Two Mix? (Part 3)

Vegetarianism and Diabetes: Do the Two Mix? (Part 2)

Vegetarianism and Diabetes: Do the Two Mix? (Part 1)

Magnesium: Give This Mineral Some Respect

Is Cinnamon Good for Diabetes?

Portion Control: Tricks of the Trade

Portion Control: A Tool for Good Health

Serving Size vs. Portion Size: Which is Which?

Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth With Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Part 2

Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth With Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Part 1

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

Carb Counting

Meal Planning 101

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